Item 02: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 March-3 September 1915 - Page 23
Australian soldiers on board going to Alexandria also a train load of Gurkhas. It is rumored that practically all the troops from Mena was sent to Alexandria last night & this morning. No leave was allowed for Cairo, on account of the riot on Friday night but we were allowed to go to Heliopolis. A couple of nights ago the New Zealanders burnt their picture show down, as they were not satisfied with it. Put this evening in writing home & to Edie T.