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OUR BOYS IN EGYPT

ENCAMPMENT .AT HELIOPOLIS. FINE TRAINTNG .FACILITIES. General Sir .Alexander Godley, Com* mandant of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in Egypt, states in a letter to the Minister of 'Defence (Hon. J. Allen) that he is very glad that the force were aide to disembark when they did, as both (he men and horses will benefit from the change and their surroundings. "The facilities for training and musketry are greater here than they would be at Palisbury Piaiti, which would be crowded, and where the days would be much shorter and very much colder. Then there is the possibility of a shorter voyage to the front "In" the meantime our troops may haxa the practical reality of a brush with the Turks or Bedouins. "Our ramp is close to Heiiopolis. about half a dozen miles from Cairo, opposite the Pyramids. The Australians are cncamned about- 15 miles away."

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OUR BOYS IN EGYPT, Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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OUR BOYS IN EGYPT Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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