Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 273
29 September 1918 Sunday (X to X crossed out)
Posted Diary yesterday I very much doubt if will reach you.
We got some Germans naked, but for their shirts- Bedouins having robbed them & still collecting odd Turks & war material-
Old Sarcophagies, Tombs & Amphitheatre can be seen of the Roman days. It is quite good grazing country & the Bedouins have large mobs of sheep & goats- & cattle-
X Lt Morrice died of wounds & Bedouins shot two of our men so "C" squadron shot 12 of them X –
3 Aeroplanes 14 guns 30 machine guns abandoned at Samira & I can see we will be at Damascus ere long, our armoured cars are already there; it is too far from my wee wife!!