Item 03: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 4 September-18 December 1915 - Page 90

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Wed 17th
The sea is rougher today than I have ever seen it & a heavy wind blowing; Last night Sgt Williamson (12th LH) was accidentally shot through the leg above the knee while on patrol duty: Roby Carr Q.M.S. of A Sqd stopped a Turkish bullet just above the heart last night also & was in critical condition when he was sent away from here; Lieut Harris is OC of C Sqd and promoted to Capt & Weir is OC of B Sqd. & promot to Capt. also McDonald Wright & Harris have received Commissions; At 7 oclock tonight & regular storm came our way with a heavy cold wind blowing a proper test for our Winter shelters, a good deal of shelling goes on at Anzac daily

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