Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 109
Attended Church Parade & walked around Heliopolis a new suburb built by the Belgians to rival Monte Carlo – Casino Dancing etc. "Kamseen" or Sirocco [indecipherable] all day, sand inches deep in blankets & in the Tucker, it is the desert sand that gives the men Pneumonia both men & horses are getting sanded-up & "fed-up" at wasting so many weeks in Egypt.
Will look up Ralph Lorna's fiancée but I do not know his name, also others who are coming – Sunday is like any week day. Casino etc all open