Item 08: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 January-28 April 1917 - Page 98

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Thurs 5th
No parades today or football as everyone is busy getting ready for the move; The 4th Bde came past this morning halting at the water troughs for dinner; Brig-Gen Meredith had dinner at our Officers Mess; Jimmy Leask gave us a call at dinner time but could not wait long as they were going on to El Risa Whisky came along on the train this afternoon & several of the lads are merry tonight

Fri 6th
5 Oclock reveille this morning & fell in at 8.30 ready for the track; Had a good trip stopping at El Burj for dinner, the barley crops

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