Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 86

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[Page 86]

[Saturday 25 March 1916]

Hotter here I rode 30 miles South to find another suitable camp site today, all the Nile Valley is much the same 100's of miles of good land about 6 miles wide only with Desert on each side.
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The Highland Mounted Brigade are with us, their officers eyed me closely to see if I had [indecipherable] the Regular Officers who have knocked about the world treat us well, but some of the hide bound, jumped up Temporary Officers put on a lot of dog & speak of the Beastly Colonials it is a pity- as a wrong impression is formed on both sides.

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