LETTERS FROM EGYPT.
NEWS FROM PENINSULA BOYS
Bombardier L. ,7. Smith, writing from Israalia on March 18th says :—"'
''Thpy have made me a bombardier now. lam as brown as a berry, and fatter, besides feeling fit*, and well We are all bard afc work learning tbe artillery drill and gunnery. I act as a signaller, though I would much rather be on tbe guns. We are all hoping to be out of this country soon. Nurse Alice Jacobson is ac Alexandria now, and I may drop across her in England or Franca later. I met Norman Pilkington, who was sur prised to meet me I bave a!r?o met Fred Hemingway and dozens of other obaps I know, including Percy Bird ling, Forsytb, Swaddell and L Armstrong, The sanset is purple to night, and is most beautiful. Quartermaster Sergeant A. U. Jacobson writes —"Have just time to Boribble a note before the mail closes. AH this week we have been pretty busy, as tbe whole outfit bad to be refitted Bffcer tbe Gallipoli jaunt."
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LETTERS FROM EGYPT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3543, 9 May 1916