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

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Sunday Aug 29th Met Jack Pratley dinner. Left Mena 2 30 Arrive Cairo 3 30. Afternoon Tea walk Tea Soldiers Meeting House no good, Tea at Goldies pictures American Cosmograph. Drinks Saw Harrison Home 10.20 Tram late (Saw Malrey Monday Aug 30th Concert by Countess of Lavison Walk down Pyramid Road & sing song. Tuesday Aug 31 Took off for Alexandria Visit Cairo Tea Soldiers Home, pictures small audience, Goodbye Goldie. Visit Toms friend Olga Home 11.20 pm no car running at 9.30. Wednesday Sept 1st Left Mena in Motor 10 30 Entrained at Cairo 12 pm, Arrive Montazah 4 pm Changed clothes & left our own uniform Block B. Hornadge Johnston & myself [Page 28]