Item 05: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 March-15 August 1916 - Page 36
A good many men applied today for transfer to 1st Field Sqd. Div. Engineers. The officers came [indecipherable] this afternoon with a cricket bat & ball but the ball did not last long as it was a cheap one & soon went to pieces.
had cocoa tonight
The transport drivers brought out a bat & ball from Minia for us yesterday, we had a few strikes this morning & finished the ball off this afternoon
The South Western Mounted Bde Field Amb. was replaced by 4th Dismounted Field Amb. at Minia today; We received a paper mail this morning Tonight we had a concert
tonight which went off very well