Item 03: Cameron Robertson war diary, 29 December 1916-3 February 1919 - Page 109
further more he would wire to the officer i/c quarantine in Sydney and get a clearance for the troops providing no case of flu broke out among them before they reached Sydney. If any of the crew got the flu it would make no difference to our landing as soon as we reached Sydney. We accepted these terms and on Sunday afternoon Dec 1st we marched aboard. At 3pm the ship pulled out of Portsea and headed for Sydney.
2nd Everyone is a little excited. To think that by this time tomorrow we shall be HOME.
3RD It is misty and though