Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 231
Monday 3 September 1917
Cairo . Personal.
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Here I am again at Continental. Stored KIT at Gezireh – sent Cables to you, Mother & the wife saying "I'm off first boat". Got Circular NOTES from Thos. Cook & Co. for use en route, reported at A.I.F. Headquarters for instructions & PAPERS & now await Orders to report to Embarkation Office, Alexandria - no information is given to anyone, as to when or what boats are to sail. Rang up NOWELL & asked him to dine with me tonight. He's at ABBASSIA, a suburb in charge of Camel BASE CAMP.