Series 01: Anne Donnell circular letters, 25 May 1915 - 8 July 1918 - Page 24
later they followed us out on their way to the Dardenelles. There were many women in morning - I was very sad – some men had gone to the front & the wives never heard of them again.
Colonel Fiaschi & his wife left us to go overland – also most of the passengers.
We have had orders to have everything ready in case we hear we have to disembark at Gibraltar on Wendesday.
Thursday 24th June
Interesting Gibralta is passed & we are still jogging on – we left at daylight this am. The most important item done there was the placing on of the Gun. How we enjoyed the flowers & fruit. We all came back on board laden with them – baskets of lovely strawberries – cherries plums & figs.
All being well Plymouth will be reached on Sunday Morning. Hip hip hurrah for a country that will be like home.
With loving greetings
PS: 20TH 6.1916 Ivanhoe Hotel for a fortnight [indecipherable] we proceed to France. England is lovely.