1942 Collins Pocket Diary
On Wednesday, evidently, Bob was on his way over here in the evening, but he ran another soldier over and killed him.Â His name was Jock Hersham.Â He had just got another stripe that evening.Â Maybe I shouldnâ€™t have asked Bob to come to the dance!!
Tuesday 30thÂ December
Wednesday 31st December
Thursday 1st January
Went to Cranleigh College dance.Â Scotty came, also Charles and Naughty Charles, Gordon, Harold, Ally, John L. Cliff and the rest.Â Had lots whisky.Â Met lots including Roy.Â Kissed lots. Got lost in truck on hills.Â Had bit of party.Â Charles lent me his college ring.Â Supposed to meet me today.Â Did not come.Â Rather disappointed.Â Think Iâ€™ll phone him tonight.Â Did not go to bed till late last night.Â 5:30 a.m.