Item 03: Gordon Macrae diary, 20 January 1917-18 April 1918 - Page 82
October 1917 [November]
office on Saturday afternoon in case further lists came through. Put in the time writing letters & reading.
Sunday 4th to Tuesday 13th
Had several more casualty lists through. The 6th were very light 4 killed & 5 wounded. Corpl Suffolk was wounded again & G Warren & Prendergast who were in my troop when I had "C" were both killed. Good news of the advance has been coming in continuously & I believe right through our losses have been small. We are making preparations to remove from here to Cairo & everyone is very sorry especially the chaps who have made a wide circle of friends. They don't like leaving them. Cairo will be very strange for most. Have been out several times. Last Sunday Long & I had quite a round of visits & had quite an enjoyable time. Was up at the hospital a couple of times to see Sister Barrow. Last Friday I got some cards & sent them to all my friends. Mail was going to