Item 01: Henry Frederick Wallace Tucker diary, 14 September 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 8
Thursday 24th Dec. 1914
Ran into "misty weather"during afternoon & evening, Fog whistle blowing every few minutes.
Friday. Xmas Day 25th Dec
Weather fine strong head wind Sea smooth. Qland horse died inflamation,.
Saturday 26. 1914
sighted steamer (Persis) bullock killed got vaccanated.
Saturday 27th 1914
2 horses dead. Boat drill in case of accident. Medical inspection.
Monday 28th 1914
Arrived Albany 10 AM anchored in Harbour, no leave granted. Troopship on fire
Tuesay 29th 1914
Posted card home. Anchored in King Georges Sound. 4 miles from town
Wednesday 30th 1914
4 horses dead. Still anchored awaiting orders Suevic arrived Christie medically unfit sent ashore.
Thursday 31st 1914
Orders received to sail. to-day 8. 30 Weighed anchor Ullissis leading squadron
Jan. 1 Friday 1915
(Man died & buried from Troopship "Borda"passed Cape Lewin 2. 15 AM)
passed sailing ship bound Australia Troopship "Ajana"fell in line today from Fremantle with Horses & Troops behind
Senior Military Officer
Colonel J Monash VD on board
Flagship Ullyssus A38