Category Archives: 1943/10

October 25th 1943


I get a Board (JDW: Medical board) and three weeks leave from A.O.C. and set off for RAF Hill Depot at Munnar, Travancore, 4500′ up. Of course the train from Bangalore is late and we (one Flo Withers and I) … Continue reading

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October 21st 1943


I have the Jones’ up again and also a party with Babneal (?) and his wife. Meet a charming fellow called Broderick, a South African. I manage to squeeze two weeks sick leave and one casual out of the A.O.C. … Continue reading

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October 14th 1943


I am due for discharge tomorrow. The treatment is now two days quinine, five days Atebrin, two days rest and five days Plasmaquin, or whatever the present substitutes. I get a bottle of Solan beer each evening, but am getting … Continue reading

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October 8th 1943


I am sitting in Kumara Park one afternoon and feel the fever coming on, so walk out and report to the M.O. that I have my ninth fever coming on. They whip me into B.M.H. and after one evening’s sweating … Continue reading

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October 1st 1943


I have dinner with Tom Jones and his wife in the hotel and go out for a drink with Catherine Railton whom I also met. Tome Pierce comes over on a visit and we have dinner together. Last night I … Continue reading

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