Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 17
an adjournment was made to ward B, the Ballroom – another great room with tiled floor on which merry couples did the "light fantastic toe" act. There was a very decent supper & shortly after this, just after midnight, the crowd dispersed.
Yesterday afternoon I came across a new Scout Organisation in Cairo – the "Young Macabees". They are all French Jews & are about 60 in number. They are much interested in photos & particulars of Australian Scouts.
March 8" 1916 Wednes.
On Monday evening the O.C. went down to Luxor for a weeks holiday; the first he has taken since arriving in Egypt. Luxor is several hundred miles distant down the Nile & a very pretty place I believe, being in close proximity to the