Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 21
Nov 5 – 6 – 7
the same route as we are) at 6.30 P.M. was speaking to her by semaphore & found out that Kingsborough won the Cup & that Turkey had declared war with Germany; we are doubtful whether they meant for or against Germany. we are inclined to think it is for Germany. quite a change to see some ladies still on same course. have got a touch of influenza, & coughed a set of teeth overboard, just before tea time too; another lecture.
Sleeping all morning. teaching troops semaphore afternoon.
not feeling too bright. a lecture after tea. rather warm
Saw the Dr & was ordered off duty for the day. tug of war was pulled off afternoon. C Squad
(Rigged up hammock over [indecipherable] room)