Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 309
23 December 1918 not 1919 Monday
Raining still but we have a Tent- G.O.C. Allenby addressed the Division at Richon & told them they were murderers & cowards & by killing the Bedouins had taken away the good name of ANZAC- in fact a worse atrocity than any the Turks had counselled etc etc-
Comforts Fund sent each man a parcel of thick Soup but Firewood is the biggest want - All sorts of rumours as to how long we are to be here as prayer goes up "not long"