25 Dec 1943, R. E. Jones Wartime diary
Cleaned bathrm’s etc.
Everyone full of seasonal greetings.
Peanuts, soy bean biscuits am with Steve, An ample well cooked mid-day meal. Had some real coffee. Block cake somewhat soggy. Sid gave me 2 Pkts. cigs. Much individual cooking of all sorts of food, cakes etc. With Steve afternoon for pancakes, sandwiches & tea with milk & sugar in it. Had to ease top button by 5pm.
With Steve pm.
To bed with full tummy for once.
(Swatow & Amoy captured, Naval battle off Formosa. Combined army ready to attack Canton?)
Jap flag fell at Prison Gate at 3.30pm.