Item 06: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916 - Page 14

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Mon 21st
Had a bad time myself last night from diarrhoea was on the go all night & and there is a large parade (sick) this morning, I have been feeling very sick all day & have done nothing by lay about doing nothing; Our horses are being inoculated against glanders today; The troops around Bir-El-Abd have been busy lately digging up all the Turkish graves & have recovered it is asserted over 1,000,000 rounds. The Turks dumped the ammunition in a hole & then put a layer of sand then a dead body & then filled it in.
A few more Turks came in today in an exhausted condition they arrived in camp tonight.
B Sqdn went on swimming parade this morning

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