Grandad’s WWII Diary – Monday 31st May (cont.) – Friday 4th June 1943

May 31 - June 4

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… both been sent through Cook & Son – believe are from Marg, other Erin & Rona.

Tuesday June 1

Day 786

Definitely known that Div. around at Maadi – rumours that after first lot is returned the rest follow on – all at home by election in Nov.  Swimming at canal – several large ships passing through – also American Battle Ship.  Did not walk home today.  In evening continued writing.

Wednesday June 2

Day 787

Something to Sing About (1937)
Something to Sing About (1937)

Today seven boys in guard received word that going home by first ship – all married and some over in 1st, 2nd, 3rd.  At night farewell social for Matron Brown – sisters and staff leaving for home.  Until ten o’clock ??? etc then supper continuing with dance.

Thursday June 3

Day 788

Hottest day for several weeks – simply lovely swimming at canal – decided too hot to walk home so caught lorry.  Received parcel from Arthur Park – very nice.  At night YMCA Pictures – James Cagney in “Something to Sing About” – really very poor – did not suit the role.

Friday June 4

Day 789

Boys returning home left today for Maadi – seven off guard.  Swim in afternoon walking back – at night wrote to Marg’s mother.

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