Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 38
[Sunday 6 February 1916]
Church Parade good sermon always by C of E Padre Not far off a Native road maker was also praying looking towards Mecca they bow & touch the ground with their heads repeating the Koran, this they do 3 times a day generally just as you want their services.
Heard today that we are likely to go to
Mersa Matrue, up along the Mediteranean for some distance towards Tripoli- via Alexandria- Letter from Lorna tonight all well with her & hers
We also have a Priest from Belgium a most interesting Padre, who knows Father O' Connell & has been all over Australia he is a good Sport, & soldier.