Item 06: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916 - Page 43
more than the men; Lieut Moore is also on trial today by Gen Field. Court Martial he is being tried on the same charge as Bassan & Hastie;
A good deal of gambling goes on here & a spot between this Regt & the 2nd is known as Monte Carlo, as lads meet there from everywhere every evening & two-up is in full swing till all hours of the night. A crown & anchor board does a good trade by the A.I.F.
but was raided but it was raided last night by the Military Police who took the board & about £ 8 that was on it; The men who owned the board are late reinforcements arriving here on the 3rd of August (on of the Coo-ees)
At Tel-El-Kebir about 100 men are there who appear to be attached to nothing & are