Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 26
25 January 1918 Friday (X to X crossed out)
2nd Brigade Sports today
Gen Ryrie An officer amused people of Deiran & Richon with Boomerang throwing. Ours come off soon- as we are resting till railway pushes on- Just heard that Goeben & Breslau have been accounted for.
Beautiful fine weather the last few days- Met Captain McLean the Chairman's son a
X Did I tell you I was offered the command of an Infantry Battalion with talk of Lt Col but did not say yes as wife here in Egypt & Im no good at footslogging.X