Sunday 10th April 1916

Monday, April 11th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
We sailed from Alexandria for Marseilles. We had an uneventful trip across, although only the Ships Officers knew that a Submarine was within 6 miles of us at one stage of our voyage. We arrived at Marseilles on Saturday[sic] evening 15th April.

Saturday 9th April 1916

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
We arrived at Alexandria at 0730 & embarked on the Llandovery Castle.

Friday 8th April 1916

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

[Leap Year adjustment]
 The Battalion entrained at Moascar at 2345 in cattle & open trucks en route for Alexandria.
Lt Treadwell & 1 man to Battn. H.Qrs. 14 men to 2nd N.Z.T.B. 2 men posted to Coy. also Lt Turnbull attached. 2 men to Hosp. leaving strength at 5 Officers 166 O.Rs.

Monday 27th December 1915

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Huntsgreen arrives at Alexandria & anchors in stream.

Saturday 25th December 1915

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

Christmas Day. Huntsgreen [troopship] left Lemnos for Alexandria.

Saturday 10th April 1915

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Entrained at 2 a.m. at Palais Kubbeh. Going by train to Alexandria and thence on transport Achaia which went into Stream at 4 p.m.

Thursday 3rd December 1914

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Arrived at Alexandria and berthed about 7a.m. Everyone excited at the prospect of early disembarkation. Other units on ship disembark. Cargo discharging started. Our Coy supply all fatigues. Alexandria a great port but appliances not equal to Wellington. Company worked very hard. No leave. Men rather grumble but Orvieto beer has a quieting effect. Great [...]

Wednesday 2nd December 1914

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Remained at Port Said till 5p.m. Officers allowed ashore. A dirty town but interesting. Sailed at 5p.m. for Alexandria. Everyone packing up.

Monday 30th November 1914

Monday, November 30th, 2009

A much cooler day. Wind cold. Everybody putting on winter clothes. Arrived Suez at 5 p.m. Received our orders to disembark at Alexandria. Started up the Canal at 7 p.m. A glorious sunset. First view of the Desert. Passed numerous posts manned by Indian troops. Had to anchor during night for fog. Armed guard roused at [...]