Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 27th January (cont) – Tuesday 2nd February 1943

Click here for entry for Wednesday 20th January – Wednesday 27th January 1943 Wednesday January 27 Day 662 … traveling to Jerusalem – passed through parts of Old City & around walls then onto Bethany – where Christ stayed with Mary … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 27th January (cont) – Tuesday 2nd February 1943

The Next of Kin (1942)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 20th January – Wednesday 27th January 1943

Click here for entry for Wednesday 13th January – Tuesday 19th January 1943 Wednesday January 20 Day 655 Farm trip cancelled owing to state of weather so spent most of day in writing.  Slowing catching up. Thursday January 21 Day 656 … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 20th January – Wednesday 27th January 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 6th January – Tuesday 12th January 1943

Click here for entry for Wednesday 30th December 1942 – Tuesday 5th January 1943 Wednesday January 6th Day 641 ??? confirmed – reinforcements arrived at Maadi – has smashed all hopes of returning soon.  Boys terribly disappointed.  Saw Roy (or Ray) Sutton … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 6th January – Tuesday 12th January 1943

Monument to De Lessep at entrance of Suez Canal - Port Said

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 30th December 1942 – Tuesday 5th January 1943

Note – this entry contains a racial slur that may cause offence.   Click here for entry for Wednesday 23rd December – Tuesday 29th December 1942  Wednesday 30th December Day 634 Days becoming monotonous.  No more word of leaving for Base.  Attended sing-song … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 30th December 1942 – Tuesday 5th January 1943

Sweet Water Canal - Ismailia (unknown date)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 23rd December – Tuesday 29th December 1942

Click here for entry for Tuesday 15th December – Tuesday 22nd December 1942 Wednesday December 23 Day 627 Still decorating wards.  Went to Sweet Water Canal and collected Green Brush.  Having one large Xmas tree for up patients. Thursday December 24 Day 628 Finished … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Wednesday 23rd December – Tuesday 29th December 1942

Falling for You (1933)

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 15th December – Tuesday 22nd December 1942

Click here for entry for Sunday 6th December (cont.) – Monday 14th December 1942 Tuesday December 15 Day 619 Massage relieving pain.  Received parcel from Marg & Jesse.  Went across to canteen in evening and played housie. Wednesday December 16 Day 620 Still … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Tuesday 15th December – Tuesday 22nd December 1942

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 6th December (cont.) – Monday 14th December 1942

Click here for entry for Sunday 29th November – Sunday 6th December 1942 Sunday December 6 (cont) Day 610 … Draft left camp at midnight for Hadera Station leaving there at 2AM. Monday December 7 Day 611 Trying journey – daylight … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 6th December (cont.) – Monday 14th December 1942

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