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Wednesday June 9
Rather a lot of excitement concerning Sister’s Compound guard – still losing watches but Wogs still too shrewd. Walked to canal. Really beautiful day – water lovely & calm very little current. Several Sub. chasers passed on way to Port Said. Many rumours concerning 9th reinforcement but nothing official. In evening strolled along Sweet Water Canal then to Church Army Hut.
Thursday June 10
Extremely dull day – did not bother about swimming so slept during afternoon then read. Evening played Housie without success.
Friday June 11
Usual morning of filling in time. Word of Colonel’s death at Tripoli – visiting there on leave. Usual swim – evening played several rubbers of Bridge then guard.
Saturday June 12
Tunis(?) and Bizerte(?) surrendered today. Another day shift posted(?) on both entrances searching vehicles for liquor. Do four hours then on night duty. More cards during evening.
Sunday June 13
Up early going for breakfast – Duty 8-10AM then 2-4PM. In afternoon Bill Newman…
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