Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 172

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[Wednesday 21 June 1916]

Hot as Hell. Marched all night & all day. Horses tucked up wont drink Brackish water heavy sand, destroyed Wells & burnt some Huts took a few Bedouin prisoners but it is rough on the men & horses.
We take our Wireless Plant with us on Camels & when the little oil engine is started it sounds in the dark just like an aeroplane & the men tumble out & until when very tired [indecipherable] would not leave them.
Total No.6
Bad Writing & Ink has its disadvantages but it makes these notes so hard to read that a Censor soon gets fed up.

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