Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 12

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Feb. 17" Thurs.
Morton Crocker came in to see me this yesterday morning. His unit is stationed a couple of miles from Ismailia on the other side of the Canal & he is up in Cairo on one day's leave. In the afternoon we went up to the Citadel & had a look at the Mohamed Ali Mosque. Then went through Blue Mosque, Rafayiz Mosque & Mosque of Sultan Hassan.
Was going to a Concert in the Printannia Theatre last night commencing at 9.15 but there was such a full house that was unable to get in, so came back to Gezira & stole a "forbidden" hot bath & went to bed.
Feb. 22nd Tues.
On Sunday afternoon the "old man gave me a sudden shock advising me,

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