Wednesday, 13 January 2016

13th January 1916

3rd Field Ambulance Route March, Tel-el-Kebir, January 1916.

Thursday 13th January

Out with Batteries in the morning. Riding School arranged each afternoon for officers of 3rd Infantry Brigade, 3rd Field Ambulance and 3rd Field Co Engineers. Wrote to all members of the family. Review ordered for Saturday for Sir Archibald Murray, with rehearsal tomorrow afternoon. Orders to demobolise Heavy Battery and all A.I.F. Personnel to be attached to 3rd BAC I shall commence the formation of a 4th Battery in the Brigade in the hope that the new establishments for Brigades will be adopted. Gen Chauvel and Major Anderson to Ismailia on duty. Heard details of Lt Richardson’s arrest. Stated that he was drunk, but do not believe it. Papers have I understand been sent to Gen Godley.

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