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27 September 1918 Friday
Moved North to get touch with enemy who have gone that way- Guns are now up with us- also a motley crowd of mounted Arabs who call themselves Hedjaz Cavalry- rather picturesque in their flowing robes & Turbans- 2 Horses died from eating "Oleander" which grows in thick scrub along Wadi- Heavy dew last night, we are 2500 feet above sea level again & in a country where every one is armed & quite ready to kill his neighbour for a bit of tucker- 400 more prisoners & 4 machine guns
Zerka is full of wounded Turks- wide Pilgrim Road to Mecca.

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