Item 05: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January - 5 April 1919 - Page 76
Monday 17 March 1919
Boat drill & education classes but as the latter are voluntary, the average soldier thinks he has learnt enough.
Fresh Breeze & cooler. We get up at 0530 & have half an hour physical jerks. It is a treat to eat good meat again -all N.Z. frozen mutton & Beef as the Ulimaroa was last there.