Item 02: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 March-3 September 1915 - Page 197

You are here


[Page 197]

Tue. 31th. Last night the Turks mounted a machine gun on the earthworks they have lately been building & trained it down this gully, but they started it a little too late as we had all just retired to our dug-outs for the night. This morning our artillery again opened fire & blew a lump off the top of the works. Murray who was sent away sick a few weeks ago returned yesterday & said the boys sent to Lemnos with this disease which is so prevalent amongst us, get no attention paid them at all. They are put in tents & when they wake up in the morning they have to fold & stack their blankets neatly on one side of

This page has its status set to Completed and is no longer transcribable.