Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 220

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August, 1915
Monday 9
Full speed for Alexandria boat too shaky to write, so will wait.
We are funny looking crowd & only 8 nurses & 4 doctors for the 1200, we buried a few who died last night, poor old Cox was left at Mitros Island – Major Reid & Nettleton's body we did not get.
I am first class but lost my Kit. Should be back again with the Regiment in a month, Drs leaving the bit of Bomb in my thigh as it is a good fleshy part of the thigh –
Of the 52 Reinf. I brought over only about 8 remain not wounded or killed.

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