Wednesday October 7
Medical Inspection graded A1 – out with next draft.
Thursday October 8
Parade before Colonel in morning passed fit. Leaving camp tomorrow afternoon. Had last swim.
Friday October 9
Packed what little gear I had in morning. Left Con. Depot at 2PM in bus from ??? – catching train at 3PM. Received meals at ??? & Kantara. Same train travels across canal now – have built a swing bridge – ??? stay at Kantara.
Saturday October 10
Arrived at Cairo Station at 10 o’clock. Maadi at 11.30AM. To base reception. Only check parade ???.
Sunday October 11
Church parade. M.O. Inspection – then issues of gear – too strict here for me, hope soon to get out.
Monday October 12
Marched out to Southern Training Depot. Met ??? ???. Attended first parade getting picked for guard from 4PM-4AM ???.
Tuesday October 13
On guard – different to Con. Depot. Trying hard to get back to unit – wrote. Pictures at night “The Trial of Mary Dugan”.
Wednesday October 14
At range zeroing new rifle in morning. Another medical inspection for draft in afternoon. Passed fit. Leaving soon I hope.