Up Country to Jubbulpore

3 Dec 1914

To day is about the first day of work we have had since we were embarked at Southampton. All the Guns, Wagons, ammunitions, baggage,...

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A Good Wash & Shave

14 Nov 1914

Wake up this morning in a stiff and aching condition after sleeping so comfortable on the plain boards.  The wind had moderated into...

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No-one Aboard

13 Nov 1914

On marching back from Suez, we found it had come up too windy and rough and it was not safe to put us aboard from the lighters, so we...

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Straits of Gibraltar

3 Nov 1914

Reveille 6am. Sea moderate, ship steaming in an easterly direction now making for the Straits of Gibraltar. At noon all letters are...

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Cape St Vincent

2 Nov 1914

Ship still steaming in a southerly direction, sea not quite so rough but she still rolls a great deal, breakfast and a stroll on deck,...

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Rolling on the Heavy Sea

1 Nov 1914

Sunday. 6am reveille, wash and then go below to wake up the men, who sleep in hammocks, many a groan is heard when rousing the heavy...

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