Item 08: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 January-28 April 1917 - Page 50

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caught a tram arriving at Abbassia soon after one oclock; Found Dev High came from Kantara last evening but had to return this morning; Harris & I decided to go to Cairo & get a car, there we met Kingsford had the car engaged & was waiting for Kingsford to buy a new hat, when Cpl Brains & L/Cpl Hicks (Police) came up & told us they wanted our name for wearing caps that were not issued, We told them our names but they wanted to see our passes, we told them we never had them, they then said we would have to go to the Soldiers Home & get a clearance pass to get back to Zeitoun .

When we got to the Soldiers Home, (we found the covered with religious Texts such as Do unto others as you

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