very much & a few score of the lads fell out before reaching the destination. At the end of the march we had a dip in a stream which ran near by & after having a bit of tea entrained at 9. The whole Battn. including transports & horses went in the one train which was about as long as the average goods train in N.S.W. We were in cattle trucks, of course, but made ourselves very comfortable, and slept all night like a litter of kittens, with legs & arms & heads & bodies
in an tangled in every possible manner. In this way we are able to keep warm, and also with a little difficulty, to find a soft, warm pillow.
On the trip we passed through Albert,