2 December 1916
Cox CB is now our Brigadier [indecipherable] returned to our Regiment – Did you ever get my Pictures from HAY yet? Quite a lot of Murrumbidgee men are here & they are all wanted.
Two mules have just pulled away & are standing in the open exposed to theTurk fire, ere I finish these lines unless someone can catch or harness them under cover they will be killed – Then it means a burying party at night as wood is scarce.
One mule's leg broken the other broke loose & reached the Beach road & was caught –