Item 06: Frank Valentine Weir diary excerpts, letters and news clippings, 24 June 1915-1 August 1918 - Page 142

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but our battle plane was not fast enough tho this one fired repeatedly, it was most exciting if watched from the ground – they did travel – The Taube as far as I could see went towards the Mediterranean, one[possibly our] machine got hit in the engine, they were right over us
Court Martial this morning - [indecipherable] Prosecuted Poor beggar, he is charged with "Asleep on his Post." It is no wonder – The sea air & night duties – it's hard to keep awake -
Enemy aeroplane flew over this morning but did not lay any eggs –
From England I got the Morning Post of June 6th giving full account of the Naval Battle -

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