Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 97
Divisonal Hd Qts & infantry leave today for Alexandria thence across the Mediterranean it seems useless omitting names etc: when none of my Diary notes apparently have reached home.
Cooler after the Dust storm. Here is one re Nurses –
When the Sultan heard of the 100's of pretty!! Australian Nurses he sent 4 of his Court to Port Said to pick out 6 & if they did not obtain 6 as pretty as where in the Harem, they need not come back – They came & saw, & then jumped overboard!!