Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 14
Went ashore & had dinner at the Grand Oriental Hotel then a car to Mrs [indecipherable] & the [indecipherable] Gardens. Finishing up with a box at Grace Palottas show.
Washing sent ashore came back beaten to pieces & yellow.
The currency here is Rupees & cents. But English gold is always acceptable.
Soldiering is an expensive luxury.