Item 06: Frank Valentine Weir diary excerpts, letters and news clippings, 24 June 1915-1 August 1918 - Page 150

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June 13th
Last night a terrific bombardment went on, on our left; the sky bright with flares & shells bursting, results an important forward position taken from Johnny Turk.
Camel Corp had a day's Sports Carnival & concert in the evening – One item "Musical chairs by mounted camels was screamingly funny – Camels are ridden in a circle, bag on the ground at intervals, on the Band stopping, camels are made to sit on the nearest bag
June 14th
Getting warmer each week & the men are in shorts again, they were issued with helmets last year but so many floated down the canal we have been allowed to keep our hats this year.

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