Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 61

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1 March 1918 Friday (X to X crossed out)
Inspection by Gen Chaytor. Windy & cold- The Australasians arrived with local Papers- I notice from one Dec 22, an article about [indecipherable] Grain at Corowa- [indecipherable] lot for the horses & they do well on it, mixed with Barley Straw, the latter is known as Tibbin in Egypt & we did not like it at first, but realize now what excellent fodder it is- X As a result of inspection lost 6 horses they are wonderful animals many been tied up for 3 ½ years issued with horse shoes & like Crimea all HIND & no coal to forge them!! X

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