Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 209
Sunday 12 August 1917
Did not go Church too Hot & my feet are cut by the rocks while bathing so read & wrote letters. I hope they reach their destination but one feels many don't these days.
Meetings are held to WIN the WAR here – but hot air a lot. A Soldier's life is now one of WORK, WORK
little praise & much toil, & men who could will not enlist. Many Englishmen are in good Government billets here. I went to the UNION Club for lunch, it was crowded with able men in mufti.