12 Nov 1943, W J Carrie's wartime diary | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

12 Nov 1943, W J Carrie's wartime diary

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Fri, 12 Nov 1943

It's not quite 4pm - so not 7am with you yet and you can hardly be up yet.  Alabaster came down specially to tell me I am on the list - what a relief! Now I know I'll be free before the end of the year and home sometime in January.  What a reunion that will be - you'll be scared when you see me I'm sure - I'm so thin but I'll soon fatten up. I won't be a good bed companion for sometime however - all knobs!

I have stayed in bed all day today but I must get up tomorrow.  I'm all right now and my herpes is clearing up. But the weather is bleak and cold so I was just as well in bed today.  I think I'll stop this letter now as I can't take it out with me. It has been a little communion with you every little while.  

All my love always.          Billie. Letter No 28 just arrived.