We have been in the train for the past four days

TCD MS 10515 folio 10v

TCD MS 10515 folio 10v

[Feb 28th 1916]

at Campbellpose. There we met other friends in the 1/5th G.R. depot. More goodbyes, cheers, bands and on again. Hassan Adal, the camp of the Nepalese contingent brought another group of friends. I was glad to see General Padma, Col. and Mrs Foulkes and Col. Johnson, and recieve their best wishes.

Thursday March 2nd 1916: Karachi We have been in the train for the past four days slowly rumbling along to Karachi. A troop train must be the slowest type of all locomotions; it stops at every possible staion and on the slightest pretext, between every pair of stations; it makes way for every other class of train. The 29th was comfortable day. We were still in the fertile plains of the Punjab. At Nazirabad we halted for five hours,