Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 153
[Friday 2 June 1916]
Found a big mail here been very lucky of late
Mother 17/4/16 Day 10/4/ & 29/4/16 Australasians [indecipherable] Mills
Dorothy Hungerford four letters
We are expecting Bombs every minute now they like the early mornings to kill things Some of our horses are still missing from yesterdays Stampede.
The Natives left their Camels & yelled, ALLAH, ALLAH, ALLAH.
The best thing to do is to throw yourself flat on the ground.
Just heard 2 of our Horses are at (
Port Said) many stampeded 7 more 3rd L.H. died today. Your parcel 8/4/16 many thanks even the Rag covering is most useful to the Cook. YE OLDE PLUM Pudding is for Tea tonight.