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29-4-16Sat 29thThe Officers had a pidgeon match at Tukh-El-Kheil todayCapps [?] of A Sqd was found dead this morning, he died during the night in bed of natural causes, & was sent into Minia today on his way to Cairo;My name was scratched off the list of men to go to the School of Instruction Lieut Garbett went in charge of the party
30-4-16Sun 30thNothing of any consequence happened today; Reid & I went into the native village tonight on the invitation of Surgis Yusssef to have a feed with them Meat & vegetables were placed on one big dish in the centre of the table & it was a case of the fastest eater scoring best; it was not a bad feed & had plenty of beer, lemonade & water melon; 6 soldiers were there
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