Item 06: Frank Valentine Weir diary excerpts, letters and news clippings,24 June 1915-1 August 1918 - Page 135
to get home news especially at present
Going Port Said to look for Kit as do not want to go- without certain Articles – Expect our Regiment to go -- -- & have a fight there, Spend Xmas day there!!
Sorry my greetings to all at Home will be late – Published soldiers letter in Walgett Paper, from our local Parson re Red X works, "I notice lot of pyjamas made by the dear Ladies of W,algett which made me feel in touch with you all !!!
Major -- & now OC. And his fiancée arrived from Australia & were married yesterday – We give him a dinner tonight. I speak of we, I am in Detail camp awaiting instructions – Am a bit stiff after ridin, being so long away
Found mongoose in my tent, a pet one , of one of the Bengal Lancers, I saw one, once before "out back".
Inspecting our meat supply this morning I saw it came from the Argentine – Word has just come for me to join my regiment
Off to - may be something soon – Xmas greetings to all