Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 112
Were signalling in the usual spot all day, aligning the helio on to station.
an officer from Brde. H.Q. was with us & had the watch on us, 90 seconds is the time allotted to set a helio for a test & I smashed all records here by doing it in 50 seconds. I had a good deal of luck & could not do it again in six months.
about ten o'clock this morning the funeral of the lad who died yesterday passed by us. we stood to the salute as the funeral passed by; the coffin was covered with the Union Jack & his hat on top. he was taken to the Citadel & buried there. of course he had a proper military