Item 01: John Duncan McRae diary, 5 October-11 December 1917 - Page 29

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and spoke concerning the deepest depths of human experience and drank richly of the cup prepared for all who will but drink.

Nov 17
Finds us 1,500 miles from 'dear old Sydney Town' the weather still perfect. I am mess orderly for the day and my duties are as follows. Rise at 5.30, take down hammock ,fold blankets and hammock together, parade before.bake-house by 6 for bread for my table; parade at 7.15 for breakfast rations , viz fish and coffee; after breakfast my mate and I wash up polish all our knives forks and spoons and dixies till you can see your face in them and then arrange them on end of table for daily inspection and officer. Same performance for dinner; more bread at 4 P.M. tea at 5

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