Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 146
Friday 25 May 1917
We hear General S-ts is coming here – he will be popular.
Men & horses recovering from want of sleep. As long as a man or a horse is young, the power of recuperation is there. I am adding a wrinkle or two as each year of WAR goes bye.
KAISER's grandmother's birthday yesterday!! We did not celebrate it in the usual way – but had a RUM issue for the men on a/c of extra fatigue.
Dust very bad in this Camp & bombed again today.
Letters from Mother 8/4/17 & 161/4/17 with Cuttings, DAY 8/4/17, JOE 8/4/17 & Mrs. Stronge.