Item 02: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915 - Page 162
May. 24 Mon.
Kept pretty busy with work to-day which was a public holiday in Cairo. - Was unable to attend Scout display in the afternoon.
Great rejoicing by the Italian community on the declaration of war by Italy against Austria.
Fine Empire Day concert held at the Hospital in the evening – many distinguished people present – songs in English, French & Welsh and many other items – Flags of the Allies conspicuous.