Monday 21 November 2011 by Carlie Walker. 1 comments.
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Bryant’s diary:  Friday 21st November 1941

The train left Cairo in the morning for Kantara.  We arrived at mid-day but the train doesn’t leave until 9 o’clock tonight, so I paid a visit to the hospital and looked up some of our friends.  Our officer in charge of the leave party worked his head and convinced the R.T.O. that there was not enough room and we have to stay at the staging camp for a few days.  This means a visit to Port Said.

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Monday 31 October 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
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Bryant’s diary:  Friday 31st October 1941   

The Colonel inspected us and was anything but complimentary and didn’t even mention our job in Tobruk.  A big draft of reinforcements and enlist men arrived in the afternoon and amongst them was Ted Taylor.  That makes 3 corporals for the section.

Bryant’s diary:  Saturday 1st November 1941    

Just a usual day of organised mucking around.

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Monday 19 September 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
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Cosgriff’s diary:  Friday 19th September 1941

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Monday 15 August 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
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Cosgriff’s Diary:  Friday 15th August 1941

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Monday 25 July 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
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Bryant’s Diary:  Friday 25th July 1941

A patient arrived from the 64th General Hospital (English) to share my room... Another convoy arrived from Tobruk in the afternoon.  There were a lot of walking cases.

Cosgriff’s Diary:  Friday 25th July 1941

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Monday 28 February 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
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For information on the locations mentioned in this blog entry, see the Eastern Mediterranean map in chapter 1, page 5 of the Second War official histories:

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Bryant’s Diary: Friday 28th February 1941

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