Friday 5 February 2010 by Janice Farrer. No comments
Diary of an Anzac

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    The camp of the 2nd Training Battalion near Cairo. The camp of the 2nd Training Battalion near Cairo. C00537

    'We have to look after the sanitary conditions* of the camp. I went into Heliopolis with another chap and got back just in time to fall in when an alarm was sounded at 9.30pm. Heliopolis is about 2 miles from where our camp was pitched.'

    *Sanitary conditions of the camps were important as poor conditions could lead to an  outbreak of disease.

    For the classroom: How could the spread of disease affect the ANZACs?