Item 02: Henry Frederick Wallace Tucker diary, 1 January - 31 December 1916 - Page 197
Sunday 8 October 1916
Church parade this morning at 10 a.m., Col. Fuller attending.
Aus. mail delivered.
Col. Fuller at Brigade to-night.
Posted letter Home.
Australian Casualties to 1st Sept. 16
Officers & Others
Killed in Action – 531 – 10,101
Wounded – 648 – 17,832
Missing – 43 – 1,487
Sick – 652 – 21,655
Injured – 47 – 246
Prisoners of War –14 – 84
1935 – 51,405
Monday 9 October 1916
Col. Fuller on Parade.
Received 2 letters from Home dated 27th & 2nd Sept.
Wrote & post letter Home.
Capt. Teece left for Pt. Said to visit sick.
Aus. Nurses Dead – 4
Sick – 66
Chaplains Dead – 2
Wounded – 4
Sick – 20
Lieu. Britton returned from Cairo. N.Z.M.R. on their way out to Bir el Alb. Officers called in to Dinner & stayed with us.
Tuesday 10 October 1916
Col. Fuller spent most of the morning in Orderly Room signing documents & arranging affair, after which He went to Brigade.
Capt. Teece returned also Serg. M. Hanton.
Airoplane alarm this morning when the whole Brigade turned out at the signal.
It is worth noting that for some time past no Taubes have been over our way. Our planes have been passing over towards Romani fairly often.
Col. Fuller went this afternoon to Kantara in Brigade Car to arrange about supply of Canteen Stuff.
Wednesday 11 October 1916
At 6 a.m. 82 Men &. 2 Officers left for City Bish Alexandra for 8 days, Capt. Chisholm in charge.
Col. went to Kantara in Brigade Car this morning & bought 45 Cts. Beer for Canteen at 220 Pt. per Case.
The Brig. went to Dordar to-day.
Taubes bombed Romani & Bir el Ab yesterday.
A number of Remounts Horses arrived in Camp to-night.
The men on Leave have to go away fully equipped in the event of Regiment moving away.