Item 02: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915 - Page 32
Jan. 14 Thu.
Arrived at Alexandria about 9.30 a.m. Very fine harbour.- complete coaling facilities.
No shore leave granted.
A Lance-Cpl. from the First Expeditionary Force came on board and was entertained at dinner. Came from Sydney and belonged to 3rd Battalion. Infantry at Cairo.
Several R.A.M.C. [Royal Army Medical Corps] men came on board during afternoon. There are 600 of them stationed at Alexandria.