Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 62
[Wednesday 1 March 1916]
Shot 2 Duck 4 Grouse with 5 cartridges-
Threw stones at Jack Snipe as could not afford to use cartridge only got 10 & cannot buy owing to Martial Law-
Makes ones mouth water to See Quail & Snipe & no Shot cartridges- This on the flooded valley of NILE
Mail in- Letter from May 26/1/16 Annie Mills Laura Mother 21/1/16 from Katandra Strange Dungalear & of course Mrs D. who enclosed your letter to her she was very nice about it.
Parcel from Ferrar etc all most acceptable received waistcoat from Rev Rogers sometime since- but now of course it is like Nov weather in Australia & thin clothes are the rule.