I was promoted to the rank of Corporal and put in charge of propello
When on guard duty at night we also had to wear long sleeved jackets
We eventually disembarked in Calcutta and spent a very sticky sweaty
We were taken to Worli Camp a huge air force camp entirely under can
Every day each of the troopships lowered paravanes over the side.
They had a crossing the line ceremony but only the officers took par
The seasickness phase lasted for seven days, during which time some
While this was going on we were being told our duties. Two men wer
Today, Wednesday the 21st December 2016 is the 208th Anniversary of the Battle of Sahagun which was Fought during the Corunna Campaign of the Peninsular War. c.1808 - 14. Celebrated since by
Our course was to last seven weeks, six weeks intensive training, le
Because an airfield is so big we all had bicycles to get from place
I was called in for Military service in 1942.