been complete in mobilization stores, would only be waiting for the depot men to get ready. These came in this morning – odds and ends keep turning up from all parts of India.
Sun. 17th Sept.
The entraining of the baggage was begun today as it was thought possible that we might leave tomorrow, but as no news came during the morning, we knocked off.
It has been a real hard 10 days’ work from daybreak till dinner, precious little sleep, 3 to 4 consecutive hours being all I have had owing to being called up at all hours of the night by urgent wires.
We got the Bombay Concentration programme this morning saying we were to arrive at Drolali at day-break 23rd, and sail on the 24th, halting at Jhansi, Hoshangabad & Drolali. This means leaving Muttra on Wednesday morning early. In the afternoon a wire came saying all the fellows at home were rejoining in Natal, including the Colonel