Item 03: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 4 September-18 December 1915 - Page 76

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could have the lot for  £1.0.0 so gave him  £1.0.0 & walked off with it; he had not gone far before he was overtaken by one of the military police & put in the guard room; It appears a sailor brought them ashore & on being discovered dropped the milk (as they are not allowed to bring it ashore) & made good his escape & the lad who received the  £1.0.0 was only a bystander looking at the fun; the accused was acquitted: The Turks have been wasting a good deal of ammunition today trying to hit an old barge that was well out to sea but with no success; Today has been nice & warm & we are now enjoying lovely weather; Last night I managed to [indecipherable] some disinfectant from Lt Campbell & gave our blankets a good sprinkling, also the 'phone box.

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