Item 05: M.C. Evans war diary, 16 June-8 November 1917 - Page 88
that of instructing the natives in the use of the gas helmet which is rather a poser For what is the Arabic for a Strombos Horn? However I had the ryce up tonight & gave him a priliminary course in it with quite satisfactory results & Tomorrow I intend to drill them by numbers "on the command one"
Lannua ana agool wahid
Kat Khod el Burnita min el Kees etc etc"
It will be quite funny.