Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 159
Sunday 17 June 1917
Visited General Meredith and old O/C & one time the Bushmen's Medical Officer in S.A.
Re losing Horses one gets funny descriptions in Orders sometimes, such as "Bay Geld, an old steeple-chasers so should be easily recognized", another, "Brown Geld etc. a little wild" - this from the Tommies lines & Orders. Expect to move to Beach tomorrow at last. Did not go to Church as a howling Dust Storm blew all the afternoon & we have lost our good old Padre who is now a Major & at DivisionAL Hd. Qts.