70 years ago: Hong Kong's wartime diaries
- Submitted by Admin on Mon, 2012-05-07 17:18Book / Document:Date(s) of events described:Fri, 30 Mar 1945
Rumours: we will get wong tong; and Japs expect hostilities within 4 hours.
To play at 3.15pm, 'Behold Thy Mother'.
Valerie Clark has chicken pox and is in hospital.
Mrs Ashton-Hill has just heard that her husband died in Japan last September.
We had a hot cross bun from hospital.
Mum and I had remains of Carlton pudding in a fritter. (('Carlton pudding' was the name on one of the tins in the Red Cross parcels but I can't remember its contents!))
- Submitted by Admin on Mon, 2015-02-23 00:33Book / Document:Date(s) of events described:Fri, 30 Mar 1945
Bright & warm.
2 boxes matches Y7.60.
Cleared out ex.lav. after the door had been taken for firewood.
Lorry with Canteen gear.
All news good. Argentine declared war on G & J. More troops landed in Luchu Is. Japs contradict Peace feelers. No E. war news.
Plane around 9pm – 10pm S & E.
Wood & blasting.