Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 333
[Wednesday 29 November 1916]
Arrived safely presented Skipper & Chief Officers with silver smoking outfits- in recognition of their skills.
Ordered report Ismalia Regiment near Bir el Abb
Stayed the night at Windsor Hotel
Alexandria & with a party from Ship heard old Ada Raeve sing- The Long Long Trail a very pretty popular sad song
I shall leave a lot of Kit with the Base Stores- Gezirah
Cabled the wee wife & also Mother.