Thursday 16 August 1917
[The following sentence crossed through.] A parcel from Home & one from Benduck Station have just arrived, they will keep till I rejoin.
I am not particularly fit yet, in Egypt if once one gets down at all, it is hard to pull up again & this coastal humid heat is very enervating. My blood is out of order that is the whole matter.
[The following sentence crossed through.] These notes are of interest to you only so please Censor heavily if you print them.