Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 147
[Saturday 27 May 1916]
Recd 2 Australasian April 1st & 8th thanks.
Some of the Regiment went to the Sea for a swim I have not been yet. Very little news reaches us here of what is going on in the world & Censorship is stricter than ever. Been busy making a place for Aeroplanes to land.
The Heat is quite moist so different to the dry Upper Egypt heat & consequently the Flies are worse & especially the larger varieties the same Green Bronze Fly that causes so much damage to sheep, is plentiful here.
Laura never mentioned a word about Charlie's 21st Birthday