Item 02: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 March-3 September 1915 - Page 123
billycans of tea was brought up to us, the same at dinner time. Sometime during the night one of our warboats & a battery on land had a go in, the flashes from the guns lit up the valley & hills here despite the fact that they are some miles to the South of us. It was a fine sight to see with the search light of the warship playing on the land & the flashes from the guns every second or so. Gibbs brought his camera with him & gave all his films to a Tar off the Triumph to finish off for him, but the Triumph went down filmns & all, so he is worse off than ever. Everything is still very quiet here & only an occasional rifle shot & a few shells remind us a war is on. Peak went to Heliopolis to-day, he has gone deaf I believe.