//
you're reading...
Grandad's WWII Diary

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 28th February – Friday 5th March 1943

Feb 28-Mar 5 1943 Click here for entry for Tuesday 23rd February – Saturday 27th February 1943

 Sunday Feb 28

Day 694

Church parade – watched Boxing contest in afternoon between R.A.S.C (Royal Army Service Corps – British Army) & Maadi Camp.  Wrote in YMCA during evening.  Received mail – 8 letters.

Monday March 1

Day 695

Again in Sarg. Mess. only for work for an hour at each meal.  Pictures at night.

To the Shores of Tripoli (1942)

Tuesday March 2

Day 696

No fatigues today so went on leave to Cairo. Leave truck left ??? at 1.30PM arriving at Bab El Hadid Square at 2PM.  Did a little shopping otherwise spent most of time at Services Club.  Saw pictures at Diana (Cinema) “To the Shores of Tripoli”, different type to what I had expected.  Left Cairo again at 10.30PM.

The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940)

The Man Who Wouldn’t Talk (1940)

Wednesday March 3

Day 697

Fatigue in Sarg. Mess – just an hour after each meal.  Inquired at Orderly room of grading – temporarily unfit for 3 months then another Medical Board.  Pall Mall Theatre at night – “The Man Who Wouldn’t Talk”.

Thursday March 4

Day 698

Free day – read & slept during most of time  Shafto’s Theatre at night “Ice Capades”.

Friday March 5

Day 699

Fatigue in Officer’s Mess.  Exceptionally good food – but do not finish until after seven at nigh.  Played housie then went to bed.  Met Billy Thomas.

 Click here for entry for Saturday 6th March – Wednesday 10th March 1943

Advertisements

About The Sock Mistress

Slight fixation with socks. At last count, I had enough pairs of socks to last 14 weeks without having repeat a pair. IT geek by profession. Disney nut. 3rd world loan shark (http://Kiva.org ). Finds humour in the inappropriate. Holiday planner extraordinaire. Mum to doglets. Crazy Dachshund lady.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 2,430 other followers

Follow me on Twitter

As they say "let sleeping dogs lie" - not sure if they meant on the spare bed, but it seems to work for them #dogs #dachshunds
.
.
#dog #dachshund #dachshundsofinstagram #dogsofinsta #sausagedog #sleep #bed #cute #pet We would like to announce the arrival of Winnie to the household #dog #dachshund @dachshundsinparadise .
.
#dogsofinsta #dogsofinstagram #dachshundsofinstagram #doglet #love #cute #sausagedog Mmmm donuts #sweets #dessert .
.
#donuts #doughnuts #food #foodporn #cake So much fun watching the pelicans being fed #goldcoast #wildlife .
.
#bird #pelican #queensland #australia #travel #travelblogger #travelphotography Amazing lunch from @flouroflifebakery #dessert .
.
#goldcoast #australia #foodphotography #foodporn #fruit #fruittart #tart #sweets Feeding the rainbow lorikeets - might need to buy a bigger bag of nectar #australia #parrot .
. 
#goldcoast #lorikeet #rainbowlorikeet #wildlife #bird #parrots #parrotsofinstagram Beautiful blue-tongued skink in the front garden #lizard #reptile
.
.
#skink #australia #goldcoast #wildlife #nature The whole weekend hinges on this #lemonmeringue tart #sydney .
.
#australia #cake #lemon #dessert #sweet #pie #strawberry #tart #food #foodporn #foodphotography #travel #bake

Most Viewed Posts

%d bloggers like this: