Item 05: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 March-15 August 1916 - Page 161

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Barrow (B Troop C Sqd) was very unlucky he only returned from England 3 days ago, & was shot through the neck this morning the bullet coming out before the temple. Longworth was wounded through the hip & Peters was wounded & captured by the Turks. our lads could see the Turks dressing his wounds before they took him away.

W. Long (B Sqd Sig) received a slight wound on the wrist & his horse was shot in two places; Rinalde [?] A Sqd was also slightly wounded & Watkins (C Sqd) was wounded & could not be brought in & is reported missing. We did not wait at Qatia on our way home but came straight through & arrived in camp at 11 oclock One of our 'planes was brought down over Oghratina today by an Avatik

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