Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 29
28 January 1918 Monday (X to X crossed out)
Thomson –canteen- examine [indecipherable]
Heavy rain last night, the Bedouins told us several days ago that it would rain!
My chest stands much better than I expected really, I weigh 13 stone 7 lbs- X Drink is the trouble in this "wine" country- the Blaspheming at night-time worst I ever listened to. An Officers "Tunic" I gave our QM on the Beach I understand is assisting men to impersonate Officers & obtain grog.
I believe in the RUM issue under supervision- Just found old Day's message pinned in the Soks- Oct 2nd- Soks OK many thanks Day.X