Item 06: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916 - Page 25
At 8 oclock this morning Mr James Mr Baker (The Yank) Jimmy Leask; two lads from the 2nd Regt & myself went over Mt Royston & Meredith, & over a large part of the country where we were fighting. James & Baker were collecting trophies & taking photos of graves dead camels etc. We had a spell in a Hod & found plenty of the dates ripe & had a feast on them had our photos taken in various positions & had a very enjoyable morning arriving back in Camp soon after mid day; James & Baker returned to Cairo on the 4 oclock train this afternoon.
The Concert tonight in the YMCA turned out to be the best we have yet had, leave to Port Said is to be granted to 4 men from HQ. & 6 from each Squadron