Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 96
[Tuesday 4 April 1916]
Sandflies have bitten one Scotch Officer so badly he has gone to Hospital.
Camels even are feeling the heat now poor brutes get hell- if they lag behind, the natives pull out a knife & cut a hole in
their nostril Camels Nose & tie a piece of leather or hide on & drag 'em along.