Category Archives: 1943/07

July 25th 1943 – Kodaikanal


Ronald Chapman and I come up to Kodaikanal for a weekend. We catch a train from Trichinopoly and 0645 and are up here by 14.30. Nearly 7000′ and damn cold at night and early morning. We stay in the Carlton … Continue reading

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July 17th 1943


The Inspector General I.A.F, G/C Pround, with W/C Mazunder and Mukerjee, come round for a two days tour. Everything is gone into and I find out a lot of things that I should have done something about are in a … Continue reading

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July 9th 1943


I go over to Bangalore with the Group Captain in a Hudson for a post-mortem conference on the exercise. Stay in the West End Hotel and in the evening go out with W/C Beaman to “Funnels” for fish and chips … Continue reading

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July 4th 1943 – Bangalore


I go up to Kolar to find the boys moved to Yelahanka just outside Bangalore – in the course of the exercise I fly on there and stay to the end, returning to Trichi on July 2nd. G/C Farquahar takes … Continue reading

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