Click here for entry for Sunday 13th June (cont.) – Friday 18th June 1943
Saturday June 19
Usual morning – then bathing during afternoon. Played Housie in evening.
Sunday June 20
Up rather early, too warm being in bed. Missed swimming as too many for the truck – transport short some being at Suez for Hospital Ship. Usual little walk at night.
Monday June 21
Today new Colonel arrived taking place of Spencer who just died. Swimming in afternoon. Defences along Canal being strengthened greatly – many boats passing through. Supposed to have been pictures in evening but cancelled as operation went into Hospital.
Tuesday June 22
Usual day spent at Canal – pictures during evening “The Mortal Storm” quite good but not up to standard of book.
Wednesday June 23
Swimming at Canal in afternoon – many boats passing through to Port Said – seems likely some big move is near Stroll along Sweet Water Canal in evening. A.P.R.s left at 10 o’clock for ???.
Thursday June 24
Today same as others. Played House at night after which walked to Church Army. Received ??? from Marg. Letter from Jim.
(Marg was his girlfriend Margaret – who he married after the war – my Grandmother. Jim was Marg’s brother).