Tuesday: October 3rd. 1916: Nasiriyah
Intended to accompany one half the battalion to Camp Safah early this morning. Another attack of distressing colic prevented me. I am inclined to think that the appendix is at the bottom of the trouble. Lethbridge, however, is not so sure of it. If I have another attack I must go to hospital and have the annoyance attended to before we commence more active operations.
Wednesday: October 4th. 1916: Safah Camp.
Last night at about 3 a.m., I was awakened by firing from our embankment, and the neighbouring “corner post.” I tried to sleep through it, but the firing continued to rouse me. Soon the Adjutant came to say that a man was wounded at “Corner