Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 76
[Wednesday 15 March 1916]
I find the cartridges are all rejects of Clay Bros, all Brands & Powders. Egyptian Storekeepers are Robbers- I had to get a Permit from the Consul to buy them-
Today I shot
10 Jack Snipe
3 Big Brown Doves
& nearly drownded a young native getting the Duck. Wish I had my good gun this "made in Germany" is only Goopipe & very old & very cheap.
Just heard the news re ROUMANIA joining in €“ Good luck to her We will all be home by Xmas- you see