Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 160
[Friday 9 June 1916[
Our 2nd in Command just got a D.S.O., so the Regiment is pleased with itself-
Entrenching in this drift sand is heart breaking work, each day the Trench fills up with the wind-
Just heard of KITCHENERS death, is it true? Or like Enver Pasha??
Moved out to Reconnoitre in force C. 3.45
Camped at 10 AM Sahia Hear Kitcheners death is true & we are wearing Black Bands-
Recd letters from England 1 from Laura April 28 Mother Easter Sunday 23rd one from Day