Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 230

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August, 1915
Thursday 19
No name of boat but news has just come in that 2600 Troopers drowned Mediterannean (Torpedoed) Later "Prince George" torpedoed – reinforcements from England – My difficulty is a Bath – Too many in bed to be washed so I get on my crutches & lay one across end of Bath & rest wounded leg on that as if I get dressing wet the Sisters growl – (but they are very good). Another trouble is few of the Pyjamas have any buttons or strings in Trousers - Why the visitors don't bring needle & cotton & Bobkins instead of chattering away [indecipherable] just put string in with safety Pin & [indecipherable]

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