Thursday June 5th
Second day on Bren Gun Field 30 out of 50. Good to shoot out of. Night manoeuvres.
Friday June 6th
Longest routine march so far. Over 12 miles. From 6.30 until 10.15. Plenty tough. Battalion Parade. Finish for day. Leave event in Cairo. Bought 2 table cloths. Saw Keith down YMCA. Arranged to see him Wednesday night.
Saturday June 7th
Battalion parade in morning. Rest of day off. Wrote all afternoon. Did some washing.
Sunday June 8th
Church parade in morning. Wrote all afternoon. Went to Pall Mall pictures at night saw “Tropic Holiday”, Dot Lamour – Ray Milland. Keith was there but did not see him.
Monday June 9th
Routine march in morning. No afternoon parade. Night manoeuvres – packs & shovels. Tough going.
Tuesday June 10th
Little drill in morning. Company for duty. Swimming sports in Maadi Bath in afternoon. No parade. Wrote at night in church hall.
Wednesday June 11th
Routine march in morning. March in afternoon to see swimming sports. Saw Keith at night & wrote. Arranged to see him YMCA Sunday and set a day for pyramids.
Thursday June 12th
King’s Birthday but drill and manoeuvres on march. Night marching.