Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 140
[Saturday 20 May 1916]
Ere this reaches you no harm done €“ as Mails will be scarce. If a man is wounded here he is put in a Cacholet sort of cradle & put on a Camel. Some of our men carried a fly blown wounded Yeoman 7 miles over the sand he was so thankful & [
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so scornful of his own crowd for having left him.
My "Papers" re my remarks have come back from the G.O.C. with a minute on them for me to NOTE- However I'm quite happy to be back with the Regiment
Big guns firing in the Distance today I think from the Warships.