Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 279
5 October 1918 Saturday
Outpost Got Fever today Temp 103.5 every bone aches Turkish Soldiers all carried 10 tablets of Quinine & we got quite a lot out of the Hospital here at Ammon. Evacuated all my Senior N.C.O's today with malarial- regular epidemic- Waiting here Salvaging Locomotives Cars German Motor Lorries etc-
The Circassians are coming in the Ammon for protection against the Bedouins- Hot by day & cold at night.