Item 02: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915 - Page 378
Dec. 30 Thu.
Received three convoys of wounded & sick to-day, transfers from Alexandria. The number in Hospital at present time is 830 – we can accommodate over 1000 if necessary.
Egypt is becoming a great Australian Base. At Tel-el-Kebir a tremendous camp has been established and the Troops withdrawn from the Peninsula are pouring in from Lemnos.