Item 02: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 March-3 September 1915 - Page 96
see if we can find any snipers or hear any digging going on as it is thought probable that the Turks are putting a drive in to blow Popes hill up. Our Engineers are putting a drive in from Popes Hill to blow the Turks up, so it is a case of who gets through first wins. At 8.30 Fletcher & I were ready to start off armed only with pistols when we received the order not to go out as the Engineers on Quinns Post were attempting to to blow up a part of the Turkish trench at 9.30. We put in half an hour on Quinns Post about sundown as we could get a good view of the gully we had to explore & as far as I can see there is very little danger in the undertaking unless a man gets careless.