Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 39
a feed of eggs & bacon, & I can say, it is the only time I have felt uncomfortable through eating a good meal since I came on board; It cost me 2/9 for food during the night, & I feel in good order for a big breakfast.
by the way we always have fish on Fridays sometimes the fish is good & sometimes it is pretty crook.
We can see the fleet (away on the horizon) that left Colombo first; there are only ten boats here, & as far as we can see, only the Japanese cruiser escorting us, but probably there are some others out of sight scouting.
I believe we have the the prisoners of the "Emdem" on board the "Omrah"
A dinner time to-day the Reg. S. Major brought down a price list