Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 246
[Sunday 3 September 1916]
Cold better Practice Boat Drill last night & one Scotch officer is still shaking badly he was a Shell Shock case & was getting better but the excitement started him off again poor beggar I'm more sorry for nerve cases than any.
Took off outer bandages today, discharge nearly finished ribs a bit tender otherwise OK.
Church at 10.30 AM Saw a Whale this afternoon & the last of the Spanish Main.
Ours is a big Ward with swinging Cots like Bassinettes tonight I found mine swinging- usually locked €“ consequently by sitting carelessly on the side [indecipherable] & all my property [indecipherable]