Item 02: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915 - Page 278
Sep. 21 Tue.
Got leave to go into Alexandria to-day. Left Montaza by 2 p.m. train to Victoria (4 miles). Caught a tram there for Mustapha Camp – Then went on to the city – Met several No. 2 G.H. chaps who had been detailed for overseas duty – Visited Mr. D. Allen. S.M. of 1st Alex. Scouts & also Rev. Fry, Local Sec.
Struck an old Scout serving in the 20th. A.A.S.C. – we had tea at the Soldiers & Sailors' Club – then went to the Pictures.
Caught a tram back to Victoria & train to Montazah – Back at 10 p.m., Alex full of Troops Aust, N.Z. French, Naval, Eng, etc.