Whilst at Maadi Camp a stadium was formed and had a canteen attached. It was run by the Officers and Quartermasters and the spirits and beer sold there was of the lowest grade, yet the troops paid for the best. (Excerpt from diary, 5 April, 1916)
Leave in Cairo.
J. A. Graham
Jack Graham, ANZAC soldier, kept a diary from 1914-1918. Here it is, blogged 100 years later to the day....