An unidentified freighter passes through the Suez Canal, watched by a large number of
men from the 13th Battalion who are there to have a swim, April 1916 - Gen. Rosenthal
partook in in a similar dip (below).
[Courtesy of Australian War Memorial - C00558]
Sunday 9th April
Very tired after yesterday train journeys. Wrote letters during the morning. Enjoyed a swim during the afternoon. Section of Field Ambulance moved to Artillery camp and pitched tents there. Specially for benefit of Artillery.
Capt. Forrest went to Cairo re How. drill pamphlets.
Appointed by Gen. Cox as president of Committee for sports for "Anzac Day".