Item 05: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 March-15 August 1916 - Page 132

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Fri 7th
Last night a dozen lads from this Regt went over to the YMCA & commenced to build the stadium, afterwards had a few songs & then came back to bed; At 9.30 this morning we had to take all our horses to Railhead to give them a drink of fresh water as there was some over in a large tank which they wanted emptied. water is laid on to Railhead from Katara:

Natives are busy at present here making strong posts on all the sand hills & as we have hundreds constantly on the go they get through a good deal of work; It appears that the natives have been taken off the railway for the time being. Put in an hour again this evening on the stadium

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