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6 April 1918 Saturday (X to X crossed out)
Carmelite Monastery. Sent another Column to Jericho & now await Battery horses to move the last, X our Regt. are holding Bridgehead over Jordan, but come back in a day or so. X Applied again for leave Cairo on finishing up job here-
Keeping the men away from the diseased women has been one of my big troubles-
I had a special Prophylactic Tent erected at gate, but the evacuations have been very numerous, as bad as Cairo in the early days- enclose you a P.P.C. letter from one of my Monk friends- All rifles have to be handed in now & the monasteries have quite a lot.

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