Item 04: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 December 1915-18 March 1916 - Page 24

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Sat 1st.
Arrived home last night to find C.Sqd had been put on inline Picket, I expected to get into a row over being absent last night but it went along alright. This morning the sigs went out mounted & did very little flag waving as it was our first ride for 8 months, some of the horse are more than half inclined to buck; I asked for leave this morning & secured a pass from 2PM till 10PM & was then told on stables that no passes were to be given as we were still on inline picket till 6 oclock; However I had arranged to go out with Arthur & Bottom & securing my pay  £10-0-0 while stables was on

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