Letter from Sir Lawrence to his mother, Mary Pattinson

Scope and Content

Sir Lawrence discusses various news about family members back home.

He remarks on being made Air Aide-de-Camp to the King. He relates his travels and experiences at Cairo, Baghdad, Rutbah, Hinaidi, Iraq, Basra, Amman, Transjordan, Jerusalem, Palenstine, Bethlehem, Ramleh, Abusir, Heliopolis, Aboukir and Helouan.

Sir Lawrence comments on the social activities at Cairo including seeing a Royal Air Force pantomime. He closes by describing his travels to Port Said and the ship he has boarded.

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