Item 08: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 January-28 April 1917 - Page 136

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probably be alright in a few days time, later he went to the Field Ambulance & saw "whisky" Dawson (Col) who told him he would have to be operated on again straight away; At 9 oclock this morning all the horses were taking off the lines & grazed on their way to Hissieh (6 miles away) here they were watered & then brought back; we have been watering them with water brought in fantasees on camels since we came here. Orders came through at 10 oclock tonight to be ready to move out at 3 oclock in the morning to go to Shellal as the Turks are expected to attack; Sutherland is going to Hospital tomorrow, he went over

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