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 – 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

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