Item 06: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916 - Page 93

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Tue 24th
A few of the last lot of lads in Alexandria ran foul of the Military Police & were pinched. they arrived back tonight; RSM. Frost has had hard luck as his Com is expected to come along any day he has a bad septic arm & has been trying to hang on till he received his promotion but has to go away tomorrow unless he wants to lose his arm. he is a cert for Australia as septic sores will not heal in Egypt. I went to Bde Head Qrs today & got some application forms for Commissions but have decided to wait till Colonel Granville comes back from the School before putting them in; Received a nasty kink playing football tonight

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