Wednesday 6 April 2016

1st/5th Bedfords Leave Cairo

Thursday 6th April 1916: At 2 pm yesterday afternoon the 1st/5th Battalion left their camp in Cairo, marching 11½ miles to Abu el Ela station, which they reached three and a half hours later. They were then given tea and entrained, the train leaving for the Suez Canal at 7.50 yesterday evening.

Source: X550/6/8

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