Item 05: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 March-15 August 1916 - Page 138
extended & the line ran from the coast to 10 miles inland, the 6th & 7th Regts were also out, & we swept the whole of the country in to Oghratina looking for Bedouins Our Brigade only got 4, the 2nd Bde got a few on the coast.
We arrived back at Oghratina soon after nine oclock & at 3 oclock commenced our journey home arriving here at 7.30;
Had tea & then went to the YMCA to see James, & found his bad leg had broken out & he had to be carried back to his tent in the 2nd Regt. on a stretcher.
Went over to the 2nd Regt this morning to see James & found him in bed had a game of chess with him & then