Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 239

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August, 1915
Saturday 28
Nile is now flooded, leaving its silt over the valley & fertilizing it for successive crops –
We get so little reliable news except from the wounded – Even the graphic [indecipherable] illustration of the Aust: L.H. charging "on horseback at Gallipoli & with rifles slung – most absurd no horses being over there –
I hope the seasons are better for Graziers all round the ram sales were not very brilliant this year.
500 more men came in yesterday.

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