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14th Another death to-day from the artillery this makes 7 in 30 days. Sick men taken ashore and another is said to have died on the way.
Major Cooke Russell announced that owing to the measles and mumps cases the Cape Town medical authorities had quarantined the ship until fumigated, on account of a death owing to Spinal Meningitis.
The order for quarantine has now been revoked and instead the ship is to be thoroughly fumigated to-morrow.

15th Reveille at 5 o'clock this morning and all hammocks & blankets are taken and hung up in "C" Deck ready for fumigation.

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