Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 6
Aug 26 – 30
Races held here at Rosebery, we were all allowed out for the afternoon. Stan & I went to Victoria Barracks for money for our horses, (which we did not get) then to Sydney Hospital & saw Freeman; to Herc Pen's with Jessie for tea, to the Fire Station & saw Greyhurst, & arrived in camp at 11 P.M.
Murga Mack joined the camp
Stan & I scaled the fence after tea, & put the evening in with Mylie Edwards
Foot drill all day; Stan & I scaled the fence & went to the Girl in the Taxi, evening
Paraded before Holman who gave us permanent passes from 6 pm until 10 pm. went to "Felicia" & met Jessie there, arrived home in camp at 11 pm (Foot drill all day)
Church Parade morning, Mack was made Sergeant & knows nothing, Steven [indecipherable] was made L. Corporal & knows less, [indecipherable] made Corporal & knows his work well.
Mrs Pen, Mrs Gibson & Mr & Mrs Herc Pen came out went to Felicia for tea & met mother & father there