Category Archives: 1942/04

April 7th 1942 – Lashio, Burma


I get very drunk with Byles on “Samsu” at 1/- a beer bottle full. Drunk for 8 annas and the G/C turns up. But I recover with a bath and am alright by dinner time. A troops concert where I … Continue reading

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April 3rd 1942 – Loiwing, China


We have a party with a roast (or boiled) pig, and I collect a couple of American matrons too, Mrs Davidson and Porritt. We brew our rum punch and sing songs. Yesterday I go swimming at my “Somerset Maughan” pool … Continue reading

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