Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 189

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July, 1915
Friday 9
We are now very short handed 1800 Horses stabled to exercise feed water & groom.
Carry on Instruction & find men for Guards etc:-
All hands were jubilant at going to be killed & the remainder very full up of the Desert & the Stables.
I have a dozen snapshots to send you of Typical scenes & some of Himself. I now have 725 Seyces to help groom & feed – not knowing much about Horses they get kicked all over the place, they learn quickly. I cannot speak anything but Koppi & Collarendabir, they speak Arabic.

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