Reveille 6.0 turn out 7. Still at Aden. Physical drill in the morning.
Meeting after rounds of all Sergts on the Poop deck, presided over by the Brigade Sergt Major on our messing in India.
Australian convoy enters the haven with Japanese cruiser as escort.
Heats of tug of war were run off today. The infantry winning on nearly every occasion, their heavier weight no doubt accounted for this. Many heats of different entries of the sports were run off.
Band plays in the afternoon on the boat deck.
Lecture on poop deck in the evening, on the duties of various N.C.O.s.
Retire after reading a month’s previous issue of the ‘Daily Chronicle’ which was news to us at that.