William Fenwick Roscoe First World War - Diary 31 Oct 1914 - 24 Jan 1914

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Monday Nov 9 News of Emdens defeat by Sydney Tuesday Nov 10 Burial at sea of a comrade sounded Last Post Service read by Major Bessell Brown Saturday Nov 14th Sports programme started. I won my heat in 9 stone competition. K.O. Sunday Nov 15th 4 am Empress of Asia and Sydney passed through our lines with Emdens Wounded. Entered Colombo Harbour 2.15 pm. Tuesday Nov 17 Native divers diving for coins (experts) Saturday Nov 21st Sports continued McNicholls beats Mason Novice pair put up funny bout [Page 2]