Friday 19 February 2010 by Janice Farrer. No comments
Diary of an ANZAC

Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.

  

An unidentified farrier from the 2nd Field Artillery Brigade with his two pet monkeys at a camp near Cairo. An unidentified farrier from the 2nd Field Artillery Brigade with his two pet monkeys at a camp near Cairo. C01521

 ‘Obtained leave from 10am for 10pm, went out to Heliopolis and visited old mates in the 14th Battalion, all the 4th Brigade are camped at Heliopolis. Found Pete Hodgetts in camp and we spent the evening at Luna Park.’

*Peter Hodgetts was from Ballarat, Victoria and part of the Division Signal Company 2, Section 2. Pete served in both the Gallipoli and Western Front campaigns but was killed in action on 7th July 1917 in France.