Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 329
8 December 1915
Drinking water still very scarce. If O'Codaghan Neil boring Coy came here, BOres would surely yield fresh water – instead ours is all brought by the trawlers - [indecipherable] ¾ gallon per man for everything –
"packed" up by Thursday Powers that be are not very practicable when it comes to Barb Wire fencing for entanglements, water [indecipherable] etc:-
Blackbirds, Thrushes, an odd Robin & a little crested grey bird, which imitates a cat at night time, are becoming more plentiful along the trenches. [indecipherable]
Two dead cats have been seen in our trenches probably from the Farms near Anafarta.