Item 01: Henry Frederick Wallace Tucker diary, 14 September 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 60
March 30 Tuesday 1915
Manuvre by Regiments this morning
General Birdwood inspecting operation after which the men were allowed to rest till "Stables"
Buckjumping was carried out this afternoon, both riders being unable to ride the Outlaw;
Lecture by Liru. Proudfoot on machine guns tonight.
March 31 Wednesday 1915
Officers & men packed up, everything & stood ready to leave camp by 11AM, today
Inspection of 5th 6th & 7th Regiments after equipment was ready was carried out by Brigadier Col Ryrie after which the camp resumed ordinary duties.
Major Fuller in Cairo this morning in connection with Court Martial
April 1 Thursday 1915
Brigade route march to Houleoun left 8. 30 returned 5 PM.
Concert in mess CO tonight. Sergeant major Knowles & others contributed very good programme.
Hot day & cold night.
April 2 Friday 1915
Col Cox left early this morning for days outing. Voluntary church parade
Holiday in Camp today.
Big riot in Cairo tonight between number of soldiers & brothels.
Shots were fired & some wounded (4 all told)
Went to Pictures.