Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 81

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March, 1915
Sunday 21
I am at last going to see Tommy Redford, he is at Mena, near the Pyramids –
Suffering from "Boils" on arms & neck, silly thing for a soldier but most uncomfortable, also had to pay a Dentist in Cairo to refill a tooth, minor troubles one forgets –
The Arab waiters are very amusing in endeavouring to speak English, a blood orange, is called Chicken orange, i.e. like an egg with a chicken in it. Called on Sister Jennie Lemporine but found she had gone back to Australia, found Myra [indecipherable] poor girl she has been very ill with Pneumonia, which one is it? Better tell Murray she is now getting on A.1.

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