Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 305
[Wednesday 1 November 1916 ]
Received your Parcel from Egypt with Goggles Glasses Razor Chocs Handkerchiefs & Bowel stuff, thank you all so much for sending same, they will go back to Egypt with me tomorrow. I only got word this morning that I had to catch a boat at Devonport tomorrow, one must be always ready, when a soldier.
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Had dinner with Laura at Holborn Restaurant, afternoon tea at the Trocadero, & lunch with Rupert Mathews at the Automobile Club. Dolly of course was with me she is a real soldier's wife & does not make it worse for me.