Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 273

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October, 1915
Helonan is like a dead city, all private houses have shutters up & one gets a glimpse of a pair of dark eyes watching thro' the bars, all Egyptian women live in seclusion. Letters today from Daisy 18/8/15 & 20/8/15 Jack [indecipherable] please thank latter I'll write [indecipherable]
Rumoured tonight that the Moren has been torpedoed – now reported untrue.

All are refused Pass Ports till they declare which side they intend to fight for – We have little faith in them in this country – too much sitting on the fence, like other Balkans
S. Morning Herald Aug 26th gives a good a/c headed by BEAN on Gallipoli (day I was wounded)

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