Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 94

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3 April 1918 Wednesday (X to X crossed out)
X We took 1000 prisoners but the Turks counter attacked & some of our boys are prisoners-X It was terribly cold on the hills across the Jordan but they are all back in Jericho now.
Could hear big guns all night, the Infantry are at it again- Send Reinforcements tomorrow, to our Brigade who are not yet returning & my leave to Port Said indefinitely postponed.
X The Circassians turned dog on us, but we blew up the railway each side of Amman. The N.Z lost a good many Officers & men also the 6th L.H. among them an old friend of mine Major Harold Ryan who was in Africa.X

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