Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 164
Sand lice are now plentiful on the Desert & the Tents are in want of Keatings Powder. Sent 100 Pipes to the Reg at Dardanelles – Posted Diary yesterday Not much news these days only Sand & Heat. But it agrees with me! & I am very fit – no colds which since Africa have always been my trouble!
I send 2 Silver Piastres other nickel coins of same value make the coinage hard to follow, hope the Censor does not [indecipherable] to them