Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 344
[Sunday 10 December 1916]
Some of our Officers have been at a Cavalry School at
Zei[indecipherable] while I was away- They were told to trot their horses 8 miles an hour, never gallop as the instructors called a Canter the latter pace being unknown
Attended Church Service- Am
w reading C.N. & A.M. Williamson's book "It Happened in Egypt" worth getting - The wife was sent it be interested in it
Lovely weather & lovely sunsets it is a great change from the Summers. On the Railway I noticed the same L.N.W.R. engine i.e. London & North Western Railway engines which pulled me about in England- these had been sent out for our Military line.