Arizona (1940)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 29th November – Sunday 6th December 1942

Click here for entry for Tuesday 24th November – Saturday 28th November 1942 Sunday November 29 Day 603 Filled in morning reading.  Wrote during afternoon.  Pictures at night “Another Thin Man” – film terribly out in places. Monday November 30 Day … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 29th November – Sunday 6th December 1942

There Goes My Heart (1938)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 24th November – Saturday 28th November 1942

Click here for entry for Tuesday 17th November – Monday 23rd November 1942 Tuesday November 24 Day 598 Time becoming rather monotonous – absolutely nothing to do – be different if one could walk properly.  Receive Marg’s parcel with cake & wine.  Pictures … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 24th November – Saturday 28th November 1942

Little Man What Now (1934)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 10th November – Monday 16th November 1942

Click here for entry for Wednesday 4th November – Monday 9th November 1942 Tuesday November 10 Day 584 Travelled in train all day.  Fruit on orange groves turning slightly golden.  Reached Hygheria(?) at 5.30PM then proceeded by bus to Con. Camp. … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 10th November – Monday 16th November 1942

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 27th September – Tuesday 6th October 1942

  Click here for entry for Friday 18th September – Saturday 26th September 1942 Sunday September 27 Day 540 Church parade.  Wrote afterwards and spent afternoon playing cards in hut. Monday September 28 Day 541 B ??? returned to Maadi – … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 27th September – Tuesday 6th October 1942

Boom Town (1940)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Friday 18th September – Saturday 26th September 1942

  Click here for entry for Thursday 10th September – Thursday 17th September 1942 Friday September 18 Day 531 Paraded in morning.  Trip to Haifa Garrison Club at 2.30PM.  Received afternoon tea then attended a concert – leaving again at 7.30PM. … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Friday 18th September – Saturday 26th September 1942

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Thursday 10th September – Thursday 17th September 1942

  Click here for entry for Wednesday 2nd September – Wednesday 9th September 1942 Thursday September 10 Day 523 Days becoming rather monotonous although quite enjoying the swimming.  Weather terribly warm. Friday September 11 Day 524 Not so many in camp as … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Thursday 10th September – Thursday 17th September 1942

Meet John Doe (1941)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 2nd September – Wednesday 9th September 1942

Click here for entry for Monday 24th August – Tuesday 1st September 1942 Wednesday September 2 Day 514 Medical inspection graded B.2.  Getting teeth remodelled and one filled. Thursday September 3 Day 515 Fitting for teeth – usual treatment. Friday September 4 … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 2nd September – Wednesday 9th September 1942

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 9th August – Monday 17th August 1942

Click here for entry for Sunday 2nd August – Saturday 8th August 1942  Sunday August 9 Day 490 Went for medical inspection, graded B3 – excused all duties.  Food great after Tommies outfit but length of queues enourmous.  Camp has pictures, dry … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 9th August – Monday 17th August 1942