Item 06: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916 - Page 71

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about 8 miles out of Alexandria. went to a French Restaurant for dinner & put in the evening looking around Alexandria in a carriage. Lindsell & Laney were with me. we arrived back in Camp at 10 PM

Fri 6th
Reveille at 6.30 had a shave, breakfast at 7 oclock then a swim in the surf. were warned not to go in the surf when black flags are flying as the           surf is then considered dangerous. the black flags were flying this morning as the sea was a little rough & its was lovely on the surf we were not long in before an English Officer

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