Item 06: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916 - Page 98

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Sun 29th
The 3rd Regt had a sports meeting today which opened with a swimming race from the other side of the Canal across to this a distance of 198 yards it was a good race with 9 competitors; then 3 heats for the 100 yards running Championship for the Bde then horse jumping & some good jumping was witnessed with several falls to break the monotony but no damage done, then the final of the running Championship which was won in fine style by a Queenslander & a lad from this Regt ran second; Then the sports were wound up with a long

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