Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 130
to-night dated 29th November also a couple of magazines & a tit-bits from Edie Tomlins dated the 16th Jan. Broncho Finn who is to be sent back to-morrow went in to Heliopolis to-night & commenced playing up, Corporal Balhausen was sent in to arrest him & brought him back & put him in the guard room for the night.
There is no post office here & I am afraid that I cannot get the letters posted to catch the mail
Mon 1st [Feb.]
Well heres the commencement of another month & still on the same old thing. I thought when I enlisted the war would be pretty well over now & things are just the