Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 47

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Toulon. On the way to the railway station we passed the Civil Hospital & decided to go in and have a look round but were politely informed inside that visitors were not allowed to enter the wards. The Paris express arrived at 5.20 & we hopped on board, not however before we were greeted with shouts of hullo, Australia! Where are you from? From several Adelaide[?] tourists who were on their way to Paris from Nice[?] & had just caught sight of the first two Australians they had seen in France. We arrived back at Musso about 9 p.m after an enjoyable day in beautiful weather spent touristing in active service.
We are on the move again already! Orders were received yesterday to commence packing our equipment straight away in view of an early move – the original hospital we took over to be kept

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