Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 167
Monday 25 June 1917
[The following paragraph crossed through.] The Bathing has done the men a lot of good. Septic Sores are healing fast. Managed to get 26 pairs of Boots but they want HATS & Riding Pants badly. Only a single railway line makes it difficult to deliver any stuff beyond bare necessities.
Beer at the rate of 2 per man for 5 P.T. the medical folk think this is good for the blood. Very easy to take anyway. I hope to go up in a plane tomorrow from our local Aerodrome.