Item 04: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 December 1915-18 March 1916 - Page 73

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Wed 23rd
Some English troops have taken over from our machine gun men at Sequela & are guarding the bridges. B troop do nothing but mounted patrol work; The Tommies are making their post very strong for defensive purposes & barbed wire has been laid down through the crops; Nothing happened today beyond the usual routine of stables Etc.

24-2-16 Thurs 24th
Was on mounted patrol duty last night; & this morning I was kept busy getting things out of the black kits for B Troop; This evening 8 men under Capt Higginson went out to try & surprise some Senoussis who come in close every night & there tracks are very plain

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