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Saturday 3 July 1917

Our new Commander in Chief is chief topic of conversation. Tommy officers say – "Really rough sort of fellah" – you men should get on well with him!! After we got home from last STUNT I asked Troop Leaders to give me a List of any deficiencies caused through crossing Barrage of Shell Fire, meaning such equipment as NOSEBAGS, SHOE CASES etc. likely to fall off saddle – one put in
4 pairs of PANTS!!!
1 pair of BOOTS!!!

Going Port Said tomorrow on continued business & pleasure for 3 days so will post this with some snap shots. My Table manners will be lacking I'm afraid & I'll find the BED too soft.

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