Item 02: Henry Frederick Wallace Tucker diary, 1 January - 31 December 1916 - Page 173
Sunday 27 August 1916
Col. Fuller & Col. Onslow out this afternoon motoring.
Aus. Anzac Hostel handed over to Tommies & Y.M.C.A. today.
Went to Church to-night.
Monday 28 August 1916
Out to see Col. Fuller.
Got Saddle & leather equipment from Heath & Sons, 115 Pt. also Quart-Pots from Radcliffe, 40 Pt.
Am collecting everything together as Colonel Fuller will shortly be leaving for the Canal. He refuses to take a holiday to England which has been offered by the Medical Authorities. Officers can easily get away for a trip after being wounded.
Tuesday 29 August 1916
Banked Cheque for Col. Fuller. Out to see Him progressing well.
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Both Col. Fuller & Onslow out to Town by Motor Car, met Major Bruxner & other 6th Officers who were up for Holidays.
left met Officers in Town & arranged to leave for Kantara tomorrow by 7 a.m. Train to get Kit Bags.
Wednesday 30 August 1916
I left by 7 a.m. Train arrived El Maler 5 p.m., left with Kit Bags by 9 p.m. Train & stayed Kantara the night.
Wired through to Transport Depot, Kantara for G.S. Waggon to meet Train.