Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 152
[Thursday 1 June 1916]
Killed 15 Turks wounded 2, Prisoner 1-
New Zealanders had 2 men wounded, they did the work, we were in support fortunately the Weather was cool-
We took our Wireless Plant & had aeroplanes to scout. This
afternoon morning their Planes came over, & bombed us well- Killed 1 officer, 4 5 Troopers, wounded 16 others & Killed 38 Horses-, I think Col Meredith's ------ horse among them.
I got thrown & about 10 horses galloped over me- but only got sand in my ears etc. Honours are easy again- Tell H.L.A. my Horses are O.K.