Item 06: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916 - Page 32

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a cup of tea & bread & butter cost 1/3 & every thing else equally as dear; I was surprised to hear that Les Smithers left for Australia on the Escanius, Col Meredith was in change of the wounded men returning & Nelson is also with them.

Tue 5th
Rose this morning at 5 oclock went across the road & had a feed of ham & eggs & as we were crossing the Canal a sea plane came out right in front of us & we had a great view of her rising off the water; the train left at 7 oclock but about half way back to Mahomedia we had to wait for a train coming into Port Said to pass us & as we

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