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