Diaries - September/October 1943
Christine and I went to the pictures at Selby saw The proud valley
Went to Snaith Harvest festival with Teresa and Christine on our bikes
Came back from Burn after seeing Helen Webster.
Christine and I went to Samuel and Eva's for supper, played games
Went to York with C bus broke down at Selby. Went to tea and pictures.
Back on 10 train to Heck
Battle of Britain Sunday. Home guard parade at church Arthur came to
dinner. C and I went back with him. Stayed to tea. Back to Hensall Church
harvest Festival. had supper with Thomas and Jessie.
4 letters. War office with posting orders to Catterick. letter from Win
and clothing coupons. Edna's to supper.
Went to Leeds shopping. Bought navy coat, hat, shoes. Stocking etc. Home
on 6 train
Luggage arrived. Old air mails arrived. Supper with Bessie, Charlie and
Cleakheaton for the day. 3 letters
Unpacking luggage, went to Heck station to find out about trains
Went to Leeds shopping and to pictures
Teresa half day, Mr Stead preaching at church
Ironing today, packing, electricity fused. Received wedding cake from Geoff
Sent luggage to Catterick, gave my presents out
Saw Bessie's wedding presents. Saw Thomas about taking us to bus on Thurs
Mum and Teresa came to York with me. Met Win at Darlington, on to
Richmond, then Catterick by taxi. Win and I rooming together. terribly
On duty Ward 6 fracture ward. Saw wards 5,7,8 as am on night duty. bed in
afternoon. Into Catterick shopping, shops closed. Night duty
Slept all day, had 6 airmails sent up from home, a note in from mum
Night duty. Got up and had tea with Win and Sister Addison
A letter from Teresa. Was up at 5 to see Win
Up in afternoon went to Richmond with Win, did our shopping.
Walk round shops in Catterick
Went to service at United Board Chapel. Full of army a few A.T.S. Albert
rang up and then came to see me on the ward
Went to Darlington in morning, very tired . Albert has been posted to
Slept in. Admitted a patient at midnight from theatre
A big West African mail
Did not go to church slept all day
Went to Richmond shopping, enquired about trains home
Went to cobblers and post office. No letters Slept
Slept all day, new clothing coupons letters from home, Julia and Theaker
Went to Methodist church lots of army there. Usual day lots of sleep still
on night duty.