Item 06: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916 - Page 116

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Tue 14th
The 'planes that came over yesterday left Salmana at midnight & bombed a town near Maghara early this morning, a good many lads are suffering from dysentry diarrhoea & I have a touch of it myself today Our planes have been very active lately & go out bombing regularly they say they get great targets in Palestine, the aeronauts here are either Australian or New Zealand on this front, Mad Muir (New Zealand) & Mad Roberts (Aus) have the greatest names for dare-devilness Roberts took Capt Hudson (our Bde Capt) up at Kantara just before we came here they went up three thousand feet

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