Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 14
17 Submarine AE2
One of our comrades buried at sea 3rd Jan 1915
Men were taken ill with ptomaine poisoning. We blamed the bad meat but it's a mystery.200 to300 were ill & were lying in agony
Played cricket on board boat & I made 21 runs the Victorians & we won by 18 runs.
We often play in the afternoons & get some good exercise from it.
We are now in the tropics & find it very hot especially in the hold but thanks to the gods we are