Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 15
Oct 17 – 21
Raining all day. done nothing & got wet doing it, went to stadium & saw fight between Kay & Griffiths, Griffiths won
Raining in heavy showers. doing nothing Stan went to Felicia &met Jess & Nowland; I had no idea they would be there.
Called out early in the rain to leave camp embarked on board at 10 AM Saw Jess & Pen's for a minute or two at the gate, also saw them on the wharf for a few minutes before we left at noon, went to midstream & was anchored there
till 6 am next day
Left Sydney at 6 AM. rather rough sea outside the heads, most of the lads seasick before we were out half an hour, was sick myself at 4 PM. calmed down at night & had a good nights sleep
A calm sea & the boat running along smoothly. the