Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 256
Last night "the lame blind diseased unfit to travel" [next five words circled] (Sale Note or Delivery notes)
had a Concert – (I mean sick soldiers) The poor beggar quite blind recited, to me it was most pitiful but the average Tommy loves Sentimental stuff. In this Hospital is Sister – a friend of an old nurse who had heard of you thro' [indecipherable] is it not strange.
Weighed today 13 stone 5 ½ lbs so you see I am not wasting away!!! The Turks are mostly big men,
& Kitcheners new army or what I saw of them only boys of small stature round faced unsophisticated youngsters.