Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 13th June (cont.) – Friday 18th June 1943

Click here for entry for Wednesday 9th June – Sunday 13th June 1943 …and others here from Maadi – good old yarns (stories) with them – little guard done.  W Leathem now sergeant.  Evening had short stroll along Sweet Water Canal. … Continue reading Grandad’s WWII Diary – Sunday 13th June (cont.) – Friday 18th June 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