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Monday, 15 October 2012

Diary Entry - 14th October, 1917

Early in the morning, Siggers, Nicholson and self went to Holy Communion held in the school. There was a large church parade at twelve p.m. when the Bishop of Khartoum preached and 50 of our men paraded under Cruikshank as orderly officer. Nicholson and self took a ride at ten a.m. and I nearly came off Ginger when jumping a hedge. Wrate makes my saddle so slippery it is very hard to grip in putties.

2 comments:

  1. The bishop of Khartoum mentioned here was Llewellyn Henry Gwynne consecrated suffragan bishop of Khartoum in 1908. In 1914 he joined the army; in July 1915 becoming deputy chaplain-general of the army in France ..

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