Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 125
Regimental training Ismalian Canal, Mulberry trees & Lebbak a species of Acacia line the road here. This is the Harvest season & a good many quail are about but I have not shot any yet.
All the Hospitals are now full, quaint "bunks" made from the ribs of Palm trees at 5.P.T. each, & a sad sight to see row upon row - & some good yarns are spun re the fight