Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 144

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[Page 144]

[Wednesday 24 May 1916]
Empire Day
Our Patrol were in touch with the Tank Patrols today & exchanged a few shots
The N.Zealanders lost a Pack Horse.
All hands hope for a good scrap soon to balance a/c for the Yeomanry losses. The more one sees of the latter smash, the less palatable it appears.
Boils again on the arms.

You might post me a Packet of Mighty Coal Tar soap, it lathers in the Brackish Water. We sleep in our Boots & Clothes every night but nobody minds as we are on the "job" again now.

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