Item 02: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 March-3 September 1915 - Page 116
shortly afterwards slunk away & we saw no more of him; I was more than half inclined to ask him who was in charge of the party some time before this over a remark he passed about the men, but as I knew he was an engineer supervising the work I refrained. The Australians work like Trojans if left alone but they will not standing being driven & "bullying" they will not stand at all. The warboats were busy again to-day. Stan & Les had to go on sapping at 12 oclock midday & I have been warned to go on at 4 oclock this afternoon. We had breakfast as soon as we came off sapping this morning & then stripped off & slept till dinner dinner time. It was the first sleep I have had with my boots off since we arrived in Turkey.