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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.


  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 ..