May 20, 1942

We entrain with Carriers and leave Seaford at 5:30 a.m., arrive in Portsmouth at 10 a.m. go on ferry at 1 p.m. and arrive three miles west of Ryde on the Isle of Wight at 2 p.m. We are met by Tommy Johnson who guides us  to our harbour two miles north west of Newport. Harboured in a large wood – at present the South Saskatchewan Regiment is occupying some of our tents. Bill Hunt and I are in a tent next to RAP which is in our truck.


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About Rob Alexander

I am a writer, photographer and historian and the author of The History of Canmore, published by Summerthought Publishing of Banff, AB.

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