Merrylees, John Innes, Diary, 21-22 February 1917

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Description: 
Diary of John Merrylees

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Case Study: 
British Forces in the Middle East
Creator: 
Merrylees, John Innes
Source: 
diary
Date: 
21-22 February 1917
Place: Cairo
Collection/Fonds: 
Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

Identifier: 
00001414-3
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

Citadel in afternoon. Revisited Mosque Mahomed Ali and saw Joseph's Well. Saw also tree against which a spy was shot a month ago. Six bullet holes were discernible and shewed bad shooting, being spread all over the place.
(Companion of Hill L.[Loyal] N.[North] L.[Lancs.]
In afternoon took train to Barrage and trolley car from station round the various ... Tea in gardens which are very fine. Place run by Liptons. Train home and left films at Kodaks.
This morning I got riding breeches from Indian tailor, for which I was only measured yesterday. He has cleaned my fighting [?] well.
Before proceeding to Barrage we visited the Grotto again.