Category Archives: 1943/12

December 25th 1943


I finish the Court Martial and deal out 98 days detention. Then by air to Calcutta for another medical board, which has been arranged by W/C Stewart SMO 225 Group with the idea of getting me home. The aircraft does … Continue reading

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December 21st 1943


I dine in ‘A’ mess with all the tits and then drive back in my jeep to Bangalore. Arriving about 4pm I find I have to get on the mail plane next morning for Vizagapatam where I am president of … Continue reading

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December 16th 1943


The scheme finishes and I meet Phillips (14/10 Baluchis) who used to be Staff Captain Kohat, and he takes me back to lunch. This includes curry and one Captain asks me kindly if I have ever eaten chapattis before?! That … Continue reading

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December 12th 1943


This is all good shooting country. I go for a walk up a hill in the sparse jungle and fall into a bog. Tea and coffee is grown around here. Today I take a party in my ‘Jeep’ to visit … Continue reading

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December 10th 1943


I get myself a jeep and a driver and come out with Albert to the Directing Staff camp for “Exercise Malabar”. The Camp is at Gudallur at the bottom of the road to Ooty, 25 AASC is here under Warren … Continue reading

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December 1st 1943


I get back to Bangalore and continue doing nothing. Tom Pierce now up with Wingate’s show. I take two afternoons off and go and lie in the sun and bathe at the Bus Club. Then I get in a game … Continue reading

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