Monthly Archives: January 2011

January 31, 1944

[Liverpool] Played cribbage all afternoon. Moved into harbour about 4 o’clock. Got rations, had early supper. Waited around till twelve to get off. Marched to station. Waited till 2 for train. Advertisements

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January 30, 1944

[Liverpool Harbour] Still sitting outside Liverpool Harbour. Played cribbage from morning till night. Hope to get off tomorrow.

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January 29, 1944

[Liverpool Harbour] Still sitting outside harbour. Hope to get in tomorrow. Slept nearly all day. Wrote letters and played cribbage at night.

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January 28, 1944

[Liverpool Harbour] Arrived in Liverpool Harbour this morning. Sat outside all day because of wind & tide. Meals are really poor. Wrote letter home & one to Howard*. Played about 20 games of cribbage today. * [Howard was his elder … Continue reading

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January 27, 1944

[At sea on HMT Pasteur, North Atlantic] Getting off tomorrow. Don’t know where going. Received medical & train rations. Ate train rations because hungry. Played cribbage and was victorious.

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January 26, 1944

[At sea on HMT Pasteur, North Atlantic] Rougher than ever. More airforce sick. Met a friend of Lowell Robinsin’s [?] in F.D.2 [?] draft. Went to canteen again. Had talk on not obeying rules. Played cribbage most of day.

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January 25, 1944

[At sea on HMT Pasteur, North Atlantic] Still rough. Meals no better. Not working because it’s too rough. Feeling fine but hungry. Slept & played cribbage most of day. 

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