Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 65
Going out Bivouac tonight at 9 p.m. 20000, 2 Divisions night operations, cold at night warm days no wood for fires we use old Sleepers in camps on the Desert nil this place is like the Old Man Plain in a drought & the MUMMies are like the Hay Show side shows "Petrified woman [indecipherable] has never been decayed" as I remember one year. Murgha Mack is here as a Sergeant Bob ramsay a Motor ADC or something. I hear Tom McKellar is coming over, & many more men & boys
Major Tommy Redford is in the Suez Canal now.