Item 05: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 March-15 August 1916 - Page 142

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Sun 16th
Last night Mr James forgetting today was Sunday said the boxing would be continued tonight & did not notice the mistake before the crowd dispersed & Col Meredith advised him to let it continue as one day was the same as another out here;
Church Service was well attended this morning. I had a trip to the 2nd Regt just before dinner to fix up the contests for tonight;

The boxing opened with Jack Cunes & Mannion (3rd) & Mannion won all the way; the second contest was the final of the Featherweights Fred Cunes & Charlie Currey both of the 1st met, the fight was one of the best I have ever seen & the judges could not pick a winner at the end of the 3rd round & another one was ordered, this round was

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