Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 148
27 May 1918 Monday (X to X crossed out)
We have been given foods stuff from Comforts Fund & the AIF Canteen and YMCA all sell stuff but none can help in the wood difficulty- Charcoal from Lebanon is now 30/- a donkey load = to about 75 lbs.
X Received English Papers from Laura- anxious days these- Also Australian Mail- Mother March 19th with enclosures- Lorna – May do. and of course the little wife every 2 or 3 days- Colonel McLaren is a Medical man & will be able to get leave to see his wife so Dolly will get good advice too, alls well. X