Six men of the 7th Battery with four of their artillery guns, at Tel-el-Kebir in January
1916, including William Sparkes, 1695 Corporal James Alexander Cameron & 721
Gunner Timothy John Healy.
[Courtesy of Australian War Memorial - P03801.002]
Monday 10th January
Gen Hobbs who was supposed to arrive yesterday by "Medina" from London has not made his appearance. Batteries doing Battery drill morning and afternoon and gun laying from Gun Layers. Mr Scarrot returned to duty with Brigade. Gen Godley was to have inspected camp but he did not turn up. Commenced Officers Mess Hut. Y.M.C.A. Representative reported to us. Major Rabett and Captain Callaghan came round to my tent and stayed till 11pm. I showed them maps etc from France.