Steaming Away From Suez

18 Nov 1914

Reveille 6. Turn out 6.30. 8.15 Up anchor and start steaming away from Suez.  Everyone is glad to move, as it is getting very...

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Anchored off Suez

17 Nov 1914

Reveille 6am. Lay in till 7.45, we are still anchored off Suez. Court Martial takes place on board of one of our Corporals who...

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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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Ashore for a Route March

13 Nov 1914

Reveille at 6a.m. Orders were received for the R.F.A and East Surrey’s with exception of mess orderlies , to be ready to go...

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Gulf of Suez

12 Nov 1914

Reveille 6a.m.  Stroll up on deck to find that we have anchored in the night, in the Gulf of Suez off the port of Ibrahim or...

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The Suez Canal

11 Nov 1914

At 9am we cast our mooring and steamed out of the Port into the Suez Canal the entrance of which was guarded by a Scottish...

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