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Easter Tuesday 10 April 1917

We passed the Boundary Stones of Syria I mentioned in January & took some photos. Pen is bad. I am trying to write HOME. Our TRANSPORT went along the Beach, but we went direct & are now about 50 miles from the DEAD SEA. Murgha Mack has gone to Hospital with a growth on his tongue thought to be Cancer.

[The following paragraph is crossed through.] On my way to the troughs I met a L.H. man, by my beside his horse. I thought he was sick, but he replied "I'm alright" he was drunk. When I asked him where he wanted to go he replied "To the firing line Kura - "Crusader". No idea where he got the tanglefoot from.

It was just here that SAMSON was supposed to be Killed, the Old Testament speaks a lot about this part of the world.

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