August 7, 1944

[Southampton]

Scrubbed messdeck & bunks. On duty 1600-1800. Did [???] and wrote letters. To bed early.

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4 Responses to August 7, 1944

  1. Betty says:

    From someone I know in the UK who had a look:
    “Dhobey”, India Services’ slang name for Laundry.”

  2. Nigel Thomas says:

    Good spot. And for more background, here’s a definition of dhobI: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhobi – it’s come into the English language as a result of the Empire, of course…

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