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<p class="page" id="a4810003">[Page 3]</p><p>Trooper<br/>Leonard A.Wtttey<br/>Attached to D Squadron<br/>7th L.H. Regiment<br/>Dardanelles 1915<br/>Diary from June 12th 1915<br/>Was one of the advance guard on S.S. Sueoic (A29)</p><p>June 12th<br/> Troops embarked, horses and all equipment taken aboard in 2 hours. Left No6 wharf at Woollamaloo at 12.30PM. Great send off. Troops were ordered down below until away from wharf. Anchored in Athol Bight. Motor launches visited Suevic conveying friends. I sent 2 letters by launches to Liela. No body allowed on board.</p><p>June 14<br/>A busy day with friend in launches. Left Sydney harbour at 4 PM (Sunday). Rough weather outside Sydney heads. I was on main guard on ship on Forecastle head. Was ordered down from post owing to waves washing over.</p><p>June 18th<br/>Arrived at Adelaide 4 PM After a deal of trouble we obtained leave went into the city. Good walk round very quiet, but fed well, returned home to ship (late) and got aboard safely.</p><p>June 19<br/>Vaccinated before arriving at Adelaide. Arrose at 4 oclock AM unclipped horses,(no breakfast) (Raining hard) Rode one and lead 3 took them about 14 miles, horses very frisky and almost unmanagable.Arrived at Remont Depot at 3 oclock PM (no dinner) still raining hard. Port lock to Suevic at 9.30Pm No tea. Had bread and Cheese for supper</p>

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