Item 02: Henry Frederick Wallace Tucker diary, 1 January - 31 December 1916 - Page 175
Thursday 31 August 1916
Left Kantara with Corp. March & Kit Bags for Cairo arriving there at 2 p.m.
Handed over Kits to men, & saw Col. Fuller, both He & Col. Onslow out in Motor Car.
Met midnight train & arranged for 7th Reg. Kit Bags to be sent out early tomorrow.
Friday 1 September 1916
Major Windeyer & other men of the 6th including Collins & Perry left for Aus. today from Abba Hospital by "Ascanious". Major Bruxner & other officers out to see Col. Fuller.
I got Breeches from Davies B., 275 Pt.
Col. Fuller out visiting Officers at National Hotel.
Major Bruxner & others returned to Canal tonight.
Dick Phillips up in Cairo.
Saturday 2 September 1916
Col. Fuller out motor car ride.
I went to Anzac Concert tonight.
Sent Cables away for Col. Onslow &. Col. Fuller.
Banked £655 for Lieu. Britton & placed Cheque to credit of Col. Fuller from M. Bruxner.
In the Egyptian Red Crescent Train
went to accomodation is provided for 96 cot Cases &. 144 "sitting up". The Staff consists of 1 Surgeon, 2 nursing Sisters, 1 Sergeant, 1 Corporal, & 12 rank & file. This Train works in conjunction with the Red Cross Society & is provisioned by them. Both Officers & Men speak very highly of the treatment received & the comfortable conditions prevailing. The Patient on being put to Bed is given a small Bag consisting of K.Chief, Lollies, soap, flannel, paper, envelopes, post Cards &. pencil & a card with good wishes from the Red Cross Society. These trains fully equipped lay ready at the nearest point to the Battlefield, & rapidly convey the wounded & sick to the large Hospitals at Cairo, Alex. & Pt. Said.