On my part I went on the investigation of the cases this morning. A murder in Hawara & a stone quarry man
who broke his contract at Deer Sherif. [Dayr Sharaf]
In the afternoon, Bicknell & I played snooker until 6pm.
On entering the Billet I was pounced upon by various people who told
me I was wanted in the Station. I got on
the phone to learn that John Conway had just received news that he was leaving
for England on leave on Saturday. I was to take over so all evening up to 10.30pm John was handing over.
I only wish I felt more confident in the responsible position I now