Item 01: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915 - Page 93
5 % of the lads were allowed out till 12.30 Stan & I put the afternoon in writing rather a dull time all day.
Yesterday morning the B squadron signallers went out on horseback for the day & did not turn up at night fall. I heard this morning that they went to Mena Camp & were arrested there for being so far from camp without having a pass & put the night
out in the guard room; This morning a Corporal & two men were sent out to bring them back.
Church parade was very dull this morning despite the fact that 3 or 4 ladies were present. we attended the Church of England service. after dinner Stan & I were fortunate enough to get passed out from midday & accompanied by Langford & Butter, we secured