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Left Port Said 12 /oc Saty night Fair sailing we arrived at Alexandria 4 o/c Where we are really going to land at last. Parson gave very impressive address re conduct of 1st Cont’g with the result, on our arrival absolute silence reigned supreme on board. For the first time we trod Terra Firma. My vaccination taking very badly so I stopped back on board while the others went for a route march through Alexandria. We all went ashore 7o/c PM
& marched to the trains & 9.35 we started for Cairo & from there to Heliopolis arriving here at 4.20 AM A journey I shall never forget, thinking every minute was my last. I could not walk to the camp Got a lift in transports.