Item 03: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 4 September-18 December 1915 - Page 73

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Sun 7th
Asked Major Granville this morning if C Sqd Sig's could miss the coming spell to Lemnos as the 3 of us would rather stay here, or was it compulsory to go: (The Regt is to go a third at the time & 2 thirds to remain on duty here: taking turn about spelling). The Major said he would see & that a big percentage of Sigs would have to remain in any case to keep up the communication so we stand a good chance of staying here, I think we would have a good chance of striking rougher times at Lemnos than we have here & I am quite contented with my job here MacGhee was wounded through the hip while at the incinerator soon after dinner; it is marvellous how unconcerned a man seems when he is hit, when MacGhee was hit he just fell &

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