I gave a lecture on philately as my contribution to a series of
lectures given by all members of the squad. To get them used to public address
which will be necessary if they are called to give evidence in a court of law.
Mud remains everywhere in camp & the Barrack room with its twenty
occupants looks more like a ploughed field than cement floor.
In the afternoon we received instruction on the Pistol & T.M.C.
also drill which was very poor.
This evening I wrote to Mr Moran.
I received a letter from home written by Dad.
The Barrack Room floor this evening was a terrific mix up of bodies
and L.M.Gs. Which was doing what to whom
I do not know but somewhere someone was practising loading and unloading the
I with 10 others was informed this evening that from tomorrow I shall
be attached to Sergeant Blanchard squad.
Good or Bad? Who knows? 181 Thomas Wilfred
Blanchard 2/B/Sgt Born 18.5.1927 served from 28.2.1946 PMF A&T Jenin -Haifa
25.5.1948 Information suppliedby Palestine Police Old Comrades Association