The much used canal, running alongside Mena Camp.
[Courtesy of Australian War Memorial - PS0814]
Tuesday 23rd March
Horses of 7th Battery and B.A.C. practised in Swimming Canal. All horses of the Brigade have now had the experience. Battery gun drill in 8th and 9th Batteries. Two new reinforcement officers posted to this Brigade today. (Capt Webb and Lt Thompson) also a number of men. New telephone equipment arrived, phones, switchboard, cells and other Telephone stores. Telephone Brigade cart still to come. Practised Jack and Dick on jumps today. Jack of course excellent and Dick shapes nearly as well. He is turning out an excellent charger. Received letter from Nell dated Feby 22nd and one from Alvord from Jervis Bay enclosed.