Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 307
[Friday 3 November 1916]
On board A25 Troopship a Union Castle Liner taken originally from the Germans and named Huntsend raining & cold Have written Dolly & telegraphed to Laura & her Very few Australians on board only about
The former is well & plucky
5 Officers, & a few sick dismissed men for Australia
Plymouth & Devonport are all about the same rather a pretty spot, if it were not so cold & wet-
Goodbye old England I wonder when I'll see you again.
We are to be vaccinated again against cholera I weigh 13-7lbs.