Sunday, 27 December 2015

27th December 1915

The tent lines of the 22nd Battalion at the evacuation camp on Lemnos in late December
1915 - Will Sparkes was promised similar lodgings for the 7th Battery men on the 27th. 

Monday 27th Dec

Last night it rained & in the morning things were unpleasant but later on it fined & became a lovely day. Several of us got a boat & went out to a store ship & secured a quantity of stores etc.

Saw Tom Watson of D.A.Park. Tents were promised to us etc. Guard of Groves – Clark Corp Preston & Thannett returned to the camp at Sarpi.

18 to 27
(Captain Alan Percy Crisp, temporary O/C 7th Battery)

Between these dates the Battery was split up on various ships + on 27th inst. commenced to reassemble at TEL-EL-KIBIR - EGYPT.

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