Burgis war diary, 26 June - 29 October 1915 / Frederick Carrington Burgis - Page 13

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The day following our return to camp we had a race meeting on the desert which was very exciting. On the 9th of Aug. a dozen of us went to Abassia, about two miles distant for horses. There are some thousands kept there and we led 50 back. On the 11th we marched to Kasr-el-Nil Barracks to relieve the East Lancashire Regiment as garrison, but after staying one night and a day, were in turn relieved by the 6th Aust. Brigade. On the 13th we marched to Abassia rifle range for our shooting tests. We stayed all night, shot all the next day and returned to camp in the

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