Item 06: Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916 - Page 84
also distributed, am not feeling too fit on account of cold. the Sergeants have secured a piece of wire netting & are using it as a fishing net. scores of fish from 6 to 10 lbs each are caught in the fresh water Canal daily & we have more fish than we can eat every morning for breakfast.
7 lads frorm Head Qrs went to Sidi Bishr on leave today some of the Sergeants went fishing again today & caught about 2 cwt. A few boats came through the canal & that is all we have to break the monotony but there is some talk of a football match shortly.