Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 3
Took Mardi & Lorna Cooke Tun Ware & a chap called Haines for a ride- all flourishing-
Sorry to hear A.J. Austin's death, must write Harry Rec'd Mother's letter Nov 26 & yes I got pips from [indecipherable] You may address me as Captain now -Sheepskin waistcoat arrived per post [indecipherable] Rev Rogers yet. A lot of old papers are also being delivered now. Many thanks for all Also cable from [indecipherable]
I bought a Palm leaf bed on arrival & have just discovered BUGS galore it seems impossible to soldier without vermin- I'm back to Mother earth again.