Category Archives: 1942/06

June 29th 1942


I go to the races with Mark and Grubb-Bell, the new adjutant, and we run a syndicate which only backs one winner so not too good. Then we return a woman to the Pinewood and G-B gets out to try … Continue reading

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June 23rd 1942 – Shillong


We have a pretty good house warming party, but Pat is unable to come at the last moment. I have a long talk with Sheila on the verandah. Jane Lindsay spends her time necking with this Morley Owen chap, 7 … Continue reading

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June 18th 1942 – Shillong


Bags of rain. Shillong society: Jim and Jane Lindsay, he a “boxwallah” of Calcutta and she most attractive and with a liking for dirty stories – we have a sort of Ladies night here on Tuesdays and Fridays and I … Continue reading

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June 16th 1942 – Shillong


Much drinking in the club and in the mess. Peter Allan up here; also met Jack Moulding and Tony Ward, the latter just off. Some people called Jim and Jane Lindsay of Calcutta and quite a few girls. We have … Continue reading

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June 8th 1942 – Shillong


I go to dinner at 48 Theatre Road with Paddy and then to the flicks. We go on to Saturday Club and meet Singer and Devitt with a couple of girls. Singer rather tight, and shouting “Rape! Rape!” periodically. Actually … Continue reading

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June 6th 1942 – Calcutta


I manage to get myself on the first hill party to Shillong for three weeks. 1 BO and 13 British other ranks. A horrid train journey, six hours late, and I go to stay with Paddy [in Calcutta] as he … Continue reading

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