Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 324
1916 December 3
Where a man finds how little he can really live with in a cold winter it makes one think of the large extravagant homes many people keep up – I see War taxes are now very heavy & all cost of living.
Sailors off the War ships now ashore & bring Chocolate Milk etc. they retail at 500% - viz 1/- Chocs; 30/- the Packet, Milk 5/- [indecipherable] you can always send [indecipherable] if you wish - [indecipherable] save money [indecipherable] life on the Peninsular [indecipherable] the trouble. flies and Fleas nearly all gone.