Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 74
Posted Diary yesterday –
Ball at Continental last night very gay & very expensive –
Reveille at 2 A.m. & Marchat 3 tomorrow – latest rumour now is Marseilles – in a week – Quite a town has sprung up around Camps – Bag & Canvas House & signs as follows –
Kangaroo Tea room very good
Shirts made & good Pizamas
Soldies come welcome –
Rule English fine Barter,
Boots very good big ones.
"Egyptian Mail" tomorrow – etc:-
Turkish prisoners continue to arrive in small batches but we have not had a fight yet.