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[Thursday 13 April 1916]

Today a long string of Camels & the Highland Mt. Brigade with Hong Kong Mt. Battery go to Kharga Oasis, we are in support.
(By tonight's Cables I see Capt C.D. Tyson Royal Artillery is wounded in France & I'm wondering if it is young Charlie. He may have been tempy Capt: but I hope it's not true) omit
Severe "Khamsin" Dust Storm today, dined with Fife, [indecipherable] Yeomanry & had a HAGGIS, a real one & I'm not keen on 'em- in the heat.
Back to Brigade Hd Qrts today as one Brigade has gone & I'm sent to Minia to enquire into misdeeds of 2 N.C.O's up there.
I Received letter from May 5/3/16 SOKS & stamps (we don't use) & Mits from Mother & Boracic Acid & CHOCOLATE " May

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