Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 53
Wednesday 21 February 1917
Now being issued with HOTCHKISS Automatic Rifles, 1 per troop & busy building up Horses again by giving them a pick of the green CAMEL Bush etc. It is spring time here.
"It may be a case of the blunder we die & then we retrieve our blunders" but I hope to learn to save my man.
& many MOSQUITOES. Did Jackson send you a batch of Australasians which followed me from England.
Mrs. Ferrar has never ceased to send me the English Punch ever since I left. Jim Ayre tells me the Garden is looking very well at the old place.