Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 40
8 February 1918 Friday
Raining hard. Last night an Egyptian Camel Driver had been left sick on the road- Our Officers found him about 10 p.m. & forced whisky down his throat & dragged him up to our Picquet, covered him with Bks- this morning he was alive & has gone to Native Hospital
Very cold on these poor beggars they only wear a cotton overall, & their lives are not of much value these times. Brother thou art!