Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 517
Officer who was directing embarkation came along to us and said (he must have thought all Australians mounted) This way 19th Light Horse", and one of the chaps sang out "The 19th Cart Horse you [dash] [dash]
It was so appropriate.
This place (Tel-el-Kebir) is out in the desert away from all civilization a little of which we badly need at present.
Hope you are in the best of health with kind regards to all the Staff
No 64 George E. King
Signaller 19th Bn
5th Bde. A.I.F.