Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 175
[Saturday 24 June 1916]
You might order from Chorley Military Tailor Sydney a Light Horse Puggaree for Felt Hat they know size of Hat tell them to post to my address Egypt
Australasian from Joe 2/5/16
Letter from Mother 7/5/16 & Joe 7/5/16
Da May 7/5/16
Also D'quin Papers-
Please thank all
Sleeping mostly today 25% of Horses on the sick list.
Our Interpreter says "We shoot men like birds" (ie [indecipherable])
We travel in the night like Robbers. We stand to arms the best part of the night & live on Bully & Weevil Biscuits both sides of my stomach & marmalade I'm sick with Brackish Water €“ I want to go home I & my donkey are tired.