Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 19
18 January 1918 Friday
Speaking about Venus I was watching our Shells bursting away two Taubes when the star caught my eye- at midday!!!
I hope you are all in Melbourne now at Mrs Jack Austins
Moved on to
RICHON-LE-ZION which means the new Zion- not far from Jaffa.
This town the Jews are shorter for food- NO SUGAR, TEA or COFFEE- Tea is made out of dried figs & sweetened with JAM- Coffee-burnt MAIZE.