Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 16

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15 January 1918 Tuesday (X to X crossed out)
Ras Deiran
Rain again last night
X Figures for past 6 weeks are 800 casualties in ANZAC Divs & enemy losses as follows
138 Officers}
3380 men } only taken by ANZACS
21 Guns     }                               } some of them may be sent to Australia
25 Machine Guns               }
Australian Mail is in so will acknowledge letters I hope. X
The country we are now on is not unlike the stoney rises about Camperdown, Victoria.
Enemy planes over & much anti aircraft shelling- We are 2 miles from any Water, plenty MUD.

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