Item 03: Cameron Robertson war diary, 29 December 1916-3 February 1919 - Page 111
of soldiers to come direct from the trenches to Sydney via the heads.
12 noon we are now getting ready to go ashore. Also wagons are waiting on the wharf to take our kits to the Barracks where we will have to go and collect them tomorrow- but we have decided to carry our own gear for we did not bring souvenirs all this way to have them taken from us now.
1.30pm Home at last. Gee! what a reception we got from the people of Sydney. It was worth all the risks to come home to such a welcome.