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Thursday 22 February 1917

Khamsin again & to show what this means – some Palms are now covered up to their FRONDS [see image for drawing] with Sand – where before they were on the flat – as I said before it is like the hummocks of Warrnambool.

Expect to go to Cairo tomorrow, am quite excited about it.

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In case my other notes miss you, will tell you again, you can address me as MAJOR from 2/2/17.

The WIND exposes many odd things on an old Battle field – this evening I picked up a Bayonet, some cartridges, 2 full TINS of Bully beef some Picket Ropes etc. etc. like finding Black fellows skin on the Sandhills after a dust storm.

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