Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 59
Tuesday 27 February 1917
More Cavalry drill trotting about, & what we should do if we had lances etc. – the old saying "if you want to learn how not to make money out of the Land go to an Agricultural College".
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Letter card from May & just heard of the evacuation of KUT by TURKS.
The S.S. "HUNTSEND" boat I came from England in has been torpedoed [indecipherable] in the Aegean Sea so I was lucky to arrive here safely – 2 LECTURES a day & much Military LAW, this is soldering!!! We've only been fighting.