Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 92
the officers. they arrived in camp at 11.30 AM but were not considered fit for human consumption, so were returned to Cairo & our pudding was bread & treacle. we have been faring fairly well in the tucker line but to-days dinner was worse than the ordinary days;
writing to Boggy Plains after dinner & Stan & I went to the eggs & bacon shop by the railway station for tea & we had a very decent feed. consisted of 9 eggs each & bacon in proportion.
a church service was held in the recreation tent afterwards & we attended & had a very good time
Went out signalling on the sand ridge inn the morning. met on of the Queenslander signallers there who took our photos with a "Kodak". after dinner