Monday, 11 April 2016

11th April 1916

Australian soldiers watch as a warship passes through the Suez Canal at Serapeum.

Tuesday 11th April

Met General Cox with Candidates for Commission at 11 AM. Discussed "Anzac Day" sports. Met Committee in afternoon, and finally arranged programme. Submitted same to General Cox.

Major Cockraft, Staff Officer R.A. 2nd Anzac called and stayed to lunch. Discussed sundry Artillery matters. Persuaded Gen. Cox to ask for our 20 % reinforcements to be supplied at once. Two ships with Russians soldiers from VLADIVOSTOCK passed through canal, each with about 2000 men. Their destination unknown.

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