Item 05: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 March-15 August 1916 - Page 53

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Wed 10th
Reid went to Tukh-El-Kheil today for a ride; An order came along today saying Head Quarters & B Sqd entrain tomorrow evening at 6 P>M> & C Sqd with the exception of A Troop will entrain at Minia at 8 P.M; A Sqd will wait till till Saturday & A Troop will follow us next Friday;
The boxing gloves are worn out & we tried to finish them off altogether tonight as they are not worth taking them with us

Thurs 11th
Were busy this morning rolling our blankets pulling down tents & getting our saddles ready to move of; At 3 oclock the dress for parade blew & we lost no time saddling & getting out on parade the horse lines we soon pulled up & put on the transport & at 3.45 we left Hassan Pasha &

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