Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 35

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February, 1915
Wednesday 3
Got home to A42 at 3.30 A.M. we had a rough passage back to ships in a "Felucca" manned by Arabs Head wind & rough sea we tacked backwards & forwards for 2 ½ hours & got wet through & chilled to the bones.
Alexandria a great city of learning in the past is now very squalid in places & cosmopolitan Many Refugees from Jerusalem are here & wounded soldiers are brought from the Continent.

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