Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 14th July (cont.) – Monday 19th July 1943

Click here for entry for Saturday 10th July – Wednesday 14th July 1943 Wednesday July 14 Day 829 … from Sicily. Wrote in evening. Thursday July 15 Day 830 Received Marg’s tabacco parcel today, no swimming today but slept instead.  Fit … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 14th July (cont.) – Monday 19th July 1943

Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 23rd February – Saturday 27th February 1943

Click here for entry for Thursday 18th February (cont.) – Monday 22nd February 1943 Tuesday Feb 23 Day 689 Usual training during morning.  Outgoing draft last posted up – am returning to Maadi tomorrow.  Spent afternoon packing & getting ready etc. … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 23rd February – Saturday 27th February 1943

This Thing Called Love (1940)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 13th January – Tuesday 19th January 1943

Click here for entry for Wednesday 6th January – Tuesday 12th January 1943 Wednesday January 13 Day 648 Fatigue in morning lasting one hour.  Had trip to Netanya in afternoon – small modern township about 12 miles distance.  Saw through Diamond Cutting … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 13th January – Tuesday 19th January 1943

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 4th November – Monday 9th November 1942

Click here for entry for Monday 26th October – Tuesday 3rd November 1942 Wednesday November 4 Day 578 Moving out of hospital tomorrow to staging camp for few days.  Saw pictures at night. Thursday November 5 Day 579 Shift cancelled another … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 4th November – Monday 9th November 1942

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 20th October – Sunday 25th October 1942

  Click here for entry for Thursday 15th October – Monday 19th October 1942 Tuesday October 20 Day 563 Enemy shelling part of positions.  Several dog fights.  Beaufighter (British long-range heavy fighter aircraft) shot down – then strafed by 7 M.E 109s … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 20th October – Sunday 25th October 1942

The Trial of Mary Dugan (1941)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 7th October – Wednesday 14th October 1942

  Click here for entry for Sunday 27th September – Tuesday 6th October 1942 Wednesday October 7 Day 550 Medical Inspection graded A1 – out with next draft. Thursday October 8 Day 551 Parade before Colonel in morning passed fit.  Leaving … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 7th October – Wednesday 14th October 1942

Andy Hardy's Private Secretary

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Monday March 30th (cont.) – Tuesday 7th April 1942

Click here for diary entry for Tuesday March 24th (cont.) – Monday March 30th 1942 Monday March 30th (cont.) … to take us in & out(?).   Saw “Andy Hardy’s Private Secretary”.  Very few troops in Cairo. Tuesday March 31st Day … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Monday March 30th (cont.) – Tuesday 7th April 1942