Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 237
[Friday 25 August 1916]
Cairo's Church day
Usual Mohammedans work around Hospital I asked one why he washed his feet etc before "Praying" His answer was good- viz
"Whats use tell you"
"Christian doesn't believe in his religion !!! this his conclusion after watching many Church parades etc.
Entrained for Alexandria & boarded Red X ship LETITIA for England mostly Tommies on board
We are crowded but don't mind, fortunately we have No 1 Station Hos Sisters en route for France &
not R.A.M.C. sisters
Cabled England I was coming I have 2 months I believe before considered fit-
Left Alexandria at 5.30 pm