Sunday, 10 May 2015

10th May 1915

The tents & dug-outs of the 3rd Field Ambulance, amongst which one of the newly
arrived guns of the 3rd Field Artillery Brigade's 9th Battery was positioned.

May 10  Monday 

The enemy again shelled our position + the naval fire still unable to silence them.

In the afternoon + night 2 guns of 9th Battery were got into position 1 close to beach + the other on ridge about 3D F Ambulance.

The Heliopolis Hotel's conversion to the 1st Australian General Hospital on
the outskirts of Cairo, to which Col. Rosenthal was transported & treated.

Monday 10th May

Cabled Nell telling of wounds. Wrote Charley. Mrs Christian and Harris called to see me during afternoon and in the evening Col Ryrie, Col Cox, Major Lynch and Lieut Hogue spent a half hour with me.

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