Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 225
[Sunday 13 August 1916]
Received your cable Mine must have been delayed.
Getting on A.1 but if I could find out which is going to happen to me re going to England or not. Weather cooler now. A big lot of men leave
for Australia & England today- invalided. [indecipherable] is here. Roddy Hyland was shot through the head on the 7th at Katia- Killed.
We are doing alright & giving Johnny Turk a bad time -
but many Casualties The Turks say the Germans told them the Australians took no prisoners
Today Mrs Norman Robertson has actually volunteered to nurse wounded Turks
Went to Church &
meant it today
When I say went
outside to Church, to Ward on verandah.