It stated that a British force attempted to emerge from Nasiriyah, but was hurled back by Turkish levies abandoning dead, wounded and machine guns.
This retrospect of the events of the 11th September have been recorded while en route to Kurna with a convoy of sick. I now leave the story of our fight and pass to the affairs of the day.
Yesterday I recieved (sic) orders to take charge of a sick convoy proceeding to Kurna. I was recovering from an attack of colic and did not seem specially fit for the organisation of sick-bellums. Packing a few things, I was on board the Sternwheeler S. 4 at 8 a.m. this morning. From Nasiriyah I found 44 sick awaiting me, and my instructions were to /