Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 212

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August, 1915
Sunday 1
Here we are on board the Knight Templar 1500 of us packed anyhow. Men just throw themselves down anywhere I have nothing but what I stand up in, but all is well –
Saw Cuth Fetherston for a minute last night at a riot in the slums of Cairo the soldiers burnt 5 houses 6 stories high & smashed up 6 others. We call it the battle of the WAZZA.

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