Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 142
21 May 1918 Tuesday (X to X crossed out)
Raided Beit Fejjar, but of course got nothing- Women gave me a bad headache with their yells & clamour- Bought 8 eggs 4 Fowls, 2 Bundles onions some WOOD for 15/-
This village is in Arub Wadi where Pontius Pilate, made an aqueduct from the spring to Jerusalem, & got sent back to Rome for spending so much money about 18 centuries ago- His water channel is now being unearthed & used by British for a new supply to Jerusalem.
X Inoculated again for Cholera tonight.X