Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 259
Sunday 30th September
We go direct to
Taranto. I think the journey by rail is a pretty rough one & a gang of International thieves go through your baggage. Some nurses recently lost everything – but that is a condition of active service one gets used to.
Attended Church & then made one of our Officers Submarine Guard as only a few men on board, the duty was too heavy for them. Temperature falling daily.
Dear little Mother, if you were only coming to meet Dolly too, but some day soon I hope we will be back in N.S.W.