Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 74

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After being at Abassieh a few days I joined up with the troop in camp at Maadi.
Maadi camp is situated on the fringe of the desert. The Suburb is a European quarter.
I had the pleasure of meeting Roy here & while in camp together had many good walks & meals together. The work consisted chiefly grooming & looking after the horses
Had many very interesting rides over the desert
The dead or placed in Tombs A native funeral is comical Professional mourners head the procession with songs.
Saw ruins of ancient places Old Cairo is an eye opener

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