R.N. Air Station
Jan. 1, 1941
Received some letters from home today - latest one from Dad dated Nov. 26. Aunt Ida also wrote and gave me some news - very proud of her boy friend!
Had Christmas to New Years in London - Blitz or no Blitz - many Canadians in town and I had a wizard time. Went to the Mayfair to see New Year in as a guest so didn't cost me anything - thank goodness.
Very little money to spend but Mr. P. Kelly, who runs General Electric over here for Great Britain, put me up at his place - lived in real style.
Doug Cunnington, son of Col. Cunnington of Calgary, was in our party at Mayfair last night.
I hear that Jean is quite a snappy young lady. Saw some Calgary Highlanders in town over Christmas - Boy! I think they'll explode unless we let them loose on the Hun.
Well this letter is certainly and long and boring anecdote.
I got that citation wrong in my wire home - it should have been:
D.S.C. "For continued devotion to duty in operations against enemy forces in Norway" - as a matter of fact I have been there so often I nearly speak the language.
How is Dad these days? Hitting on all cylinders - he tells me that Jean can certainly drive a car - good work.