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May, 1916
later I had some tea but had not eaten any thing since night before  €“ the mare drank so much that she looked like a tub  €“ Capt Ryrie went down to it & looked bad  €“ we gave him some tea & he went back with the ambulance. At six we started for camp & didn't feel too bad considering We gave the horses some more water & fed up, they knew they were home & looked contented - Some of the chaps who had stayed in camp made tea for us & it was just great - I had some bread & jam & later went down & had a bath by emptying my buckets of water over my self & didn't I sleep

Wednesday 17th
We saddled up at 8.0 am & came out to some palms & hid our nags up in the shade, its burning hot but there is plenty water thank goodness, I just got a letter from Mum & Joe Woods got his long looked for parcel, Had a bit of an argument with Stevens. Harold is better this morning  €“ he got in late last night so did Joe Bill & Perce & several others. Weve lost no horses as yet

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