Item 06: Frank Valentine Weir diary excerpts, letters and news clippings,24 June 1915-1 August 1918 - Page 135

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Dec 2nd
to get home news especially at present
Dec 3rd
Going Port Said to look for Kit as do not want to go- without certain Articles – Expect our Regiment to go -- -- & have a fight there, Spend Xmas day there!!
Sorry my greetings to all at Home will be late – Published soldiers letter in Walgett Paper, from our local Parson re Red X works, "I notice lot of pyjamas made by the dear Ladies of W,algett which made me feel in touch with you all !!!
Dec 4th
Major -- & now OC. And his fiancée arrived from Australia & were married yesterday – We give him a dinner tonight. I speak of we, I am in Detail camp awaiting instructions – Am a bit stiff after ridin, being so long away
Found mongoose in my tent, a pet one , of one of the Bengal Lancers, I saw one, once before "out back".

Decbr 5th
Inspecting our meat supply this morning I saw it came from the Argentine – Word has just come for me to join my regiment
Decbr 6
Off to - may be something soon – Xmas greetings to all

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