Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 143
bayonet all the cardboard men were properly riddled; we had doubled over a mile through sand attacking & were pettled by the time we reached the enemy, I was handicapped pretty heavy, as I was carrying the helio & telescopes besides the rifle etc.
We arrived back
from to camp at 2.30 & done nothing in the afternoon. Wrote a letter to Jessie after tea
The [?]S.M. Warneford had an argument with the Colonel this morning on parade & the sq. signallers were told to go back to our squadrons as the S.M. would have nothing more to do with us, so we went out & were signalling to the B sq signallers; Nelson & I