Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 17
A few deaths have unfortunately taken place since we left Colombo. Most of them being from pneumonia.
We passed by a P & O boat and a warship while travelling the red sea.
A few cases of measles have occurred on board
boat No less than 8 from our own company.
Met on board C.C. Dight an old boy of the Kings School.
Arrived at entrance to Suez Canal on Thurs.27th Jan & learnt to our astonishment that fight had taken place at Kantach on the Suez Canal. So we did not proceed