Item 05: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 March-15 August 1916 - Page 34

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Mon 17th
A limber was sent to H.Q. this afternoon for some horse shoes & mail but found the mail had been sent to Minia;
The hours exercise before breakfast has been cut out & one hours work between breakfast & dinner is all the drill we have to do. I still have the class of new Sigs & they are coming on well. Cocoa tonight

Tue 18th
Farrier Cpl Small received leave to go to Cairo this evening he applied for £25 to put a tombstone over his cousin Hector who died at Heliopolis but has no intention of doing it as all he wants is a trip to Cairo & spending money, a great dodge to get money is to go to a dentist & have teeth attended to & ask the dentist to charge £10 more than

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