Item 06: Frank Valentine Weir diary excerpts, letters and news clippings,24 June 1915-1 August 1918 - Page 98
huts here with recent signs of habitation, Pigeons fowls [indecipherable] but no natives seen – WATER good to drink
FARA a tactical point similar to JIMMI lies 190' from RIJIL & is plainly visible from the WADI good water for horses in WADI at spot marked POOLS TEL – EL – JIMMI back bearing from RIJL is 258'
The next crossing over WADI – el – IMLEISH is only fit for mounted troops, work required here to cross guns – a deep well near Palm TREE contained water but as the enemy were within ¾ mile could not test it-
Returning VIA MENDER good water was found in a cistern near broken dam over WADI GUNS could cross wadi here by following the Track only –
o/c B Squadron