Item 02: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 March-3 September 1915 - Page 121
went for a swim & it was lovely & well worth the walk to the beach. On our arrival back we were warned to fall in at 8 oclock to go on outpost duty under the Turkish trenches. Our aeroplane was busy again this afternoon & dropped 3 bombs on the Turks position. Artillery & machine guns were firing at her, but she seemed to treat them with contempt. I am satisfied it is a lucky shot that happens to bring one down. A popular rumor is afloat that the First Light Horse Brigade is leaving here for "somewhere" (probably England & then France) on the 27th of this month, we are all hoping it is true as a little more touring would be very acceptable; a shell burst on the point of the hill here this afternoon wounding two men.