Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 112
21 April 1918 Sunday
Australasians & Parcels from Mutual Store Feby 5th from Mother arrived safely thank you so much; also Ligmolene from Joe & Mother 2 pots, so am set up now.
Some of our Officers are just back from Australia, they say they were often insulted by loafers, one had a fight on G.P.O. steps & was taken to Military Barracks Paddington, the other a Colonel had a fight in the bar of the "Australia" Hotel Sydney evidently Triumphal Arches are things of the past as I foresaw