Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 107
[Saturday 15 April 1916]
Returned Minia ordered a steak, Green Peas, Chip Potatoes & Tea at Restaurant-(YAK steak) Another name for the Water Buffaloe or local cow Owner said You Australians always order the same so housewives can note!!!
(Dr Arnold has married a Nurse out here don't know her. I told you Ralph has a Commission.) omit
I s'pose a man will be able to earn some daily bread when this is all over, all I want is clean shirts, clean linen, plenty of flowers & no flies, that's how I feel tonight; as I'm back under Canvas, & the dust is very bad, whenever the horses go to water, it fills the ears, eyes, nostrils, tucker blankets & everything. Still better than Blizzards