Wednesday 24 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.

White cotton brassard with applied scarlet cotton Geneva Cross. Beside the cross, written in black ink is, 'N.R.Howse, Col., A.D.M.S., Australian Division'. White cotton brassard with applied scarlet cotton Geneva Cross. Beside the cross, written in black ink is, 'N.R.Howse, Col., A.D.M.S., Australian Division'. RELAWM06037.002
 

‘Spent morning on Mena flat erecting tents. The full equipment was put up for the purpose of an inspection by the A.D.M.S.* General Williams, after waiting long after the arranged time we packed up again and were almost back to camp when the head of his staff came upon the scene, however we were not called upon to go over the performance again, much to our relief.’

 *ADMS stands for Assistant Director of Medical Services.