Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 253

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September, 1915
Saturday 11
I see by the Papers you send that great efforts are being made on Australia day –
HAY especially – it is to be hoped Germany & Austria are able to pay the heavy idemnity to square up the awful sacrifice of men & money those two Powers have been responsible for, We get little news (authentic) except from fresh arrivals of wounded & they all say "We are still up against a very tough proposition & are making little headway." I enclose a letter from Capt White re the A42, the boat I came across in – she was cut in two by a French Cruiser who states Cruiser
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