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October, 1915
Saturday 16
Went Cairo to get some gold & sundry Kit ready for my second Marching out – I wonder what will be in store this time!!!
Going to dinner with Mardi & Miss Cook tonight at their Pension Heliopolis She gave me a book 2 Kharki handkerchiefs & a Pipe from Aunt Louie & Kathleen. Please thank them in case I cannot write as I am very busy now but hope to do so ere I leave, am taking plenty of paper & envelopes – My job in Camp has been to open dead men's letters & re-address them to senders or destroy if advisable, a pathetic job – people should sign in full.

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