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March 1917
Answered a couple of letters

Sunday 18th
Took some sick camels over to Railhead. In the afternoon took the sick camels with a line of coons to get washed

Monday 19th
Was detailed orderly to day, but was relieved of my job by Sergeant Berry & reported back to my unit. Sgt Fitzgerald was detailed for duty at Moascar & left at 6 pm.

Tuesday 20th
We were lined up in the afternoon & lectured by the doctor on diseases we are likely to encounter in Syria & means for their prevention. Mounted Regt orderly Sgt at night

Wednesday 21st
Being orderly Sgt could not go to the races to be held today It was a big meeting & lasted all day. Australian Horses did very well

Thursday 22nd
We were expecting to move out today & got ready for it However we didn't go.

Friday 23rd
Still in the same camp We are getting a bit impatient as orders are expected hourly to go. Other troops are in contact with the Turks in front & we don't know what it means Were lectured by the Squadron O.C.

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