Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 117
Signalling as usual Chasper Moore, Plushy & Gwilliam overstayed leave last night & were arrested in town; to-day they were before the Colonel & were sentenced to 7 days cells & 10 days C.B.
Lamp practice after tea, I bought some fruit from the canteen & lost my purse shortly after but did not miss it till going to bed
Found my purse a few yards from the canteen door & was lucky to get it as it was trampled into the sand
were signalling in same old spot & doing the same work. had lamp practice again to-night. Stan & I stayed out after the others came in and were practicing on our own Sergeant Mack sent to hospital at the Citadel