Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 82
22 March 1918 Friday (Whole page crossed out)
Bethlehem Also Australasians-3 more letters Mother & Day Feb 3rd & one from May addressed as usual to Captain Weir. I did Cable sorry never delivered.
You would enjoy all these old Holy places, am afraid the average soldier then is past much fervour now here-
One soldier blew an oil lamp out in the Holy Sepulchre that had been burning 2000 years or more. Such is notoriety- The poor give oil to keep the lamps burning in the Tabernacles-