Item 02: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 March-3 September 1915 - Page 71

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as he was walking along the path. Negus was following with his rifle on his shoulder, the rifle was splintered & Negus only grazed. Lieut. Nickoll received a bullet through his cap & the bullet grazed his head; a good many of the lads have been scratched but not bad enough to put them out of action. Cameron was scratched down the shin by a piece of shrapnel. The sniper that got Lovett slightly wounded 5 men in a few minutes but they found out where he was hidden & poured in a pretty warm fire where he was, & we have heard nothing of him since. I still have a rather bad cold & can get no medicine for it. Wylie Woods died this morning.

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