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This is the story — of my (?) GREAT OE & My FREE overseas holiday..?
Which I partook of between Jan 1940 & Aug 1945
It was a full circumvention ” Tour” ..
Which took me around The World .. (albeitly) for FREE.
The ONLY thing I had to do .. ?
Was to follow a few orders .. eat some food !!!
Oh … & ??? JUST SURVIVE .. WWII.
Thus – more simply stated …!!! This is the story.. of:
My Life – (as a private) – Whilst I Was: At The War.
My New Zealand Army (1st Echelon) Number was: N8242
& My (in Germany, as a) POW prison number was: 24219
My Family & I are slowly writing this blog (now).
To record my WWII memoirs, for future generations.
We (or they later) will add to this as time goes on ..
But for now..
Just the basics are being added here (to start this blog off).
Sometime in the future, when they have more “time” (alas not yet):
The family may add snippets, and even my entire “life manuscript” that I wrote about, when my Late Wife, was creating her four poetry booklets.
Just because I wanted to write something for “publishing” too. But other things (such as the rest of my life) somehow got in the way – and thus it’s now in a dusty big box somewhere, waiting for someone to scan into here.
I am now almost 102 years of age, in extremely good health (considering my advanced years) and until two years ago, was even fit enough to still drive my Brand New (1973) Hilman Avenger – most days of the week. (which is of course “now sold” = for about exactly the same price, that I originally bought it for, just on 40 years ago), as I stopped driving when I turned 100 (!) although, for posterities sake, and for a memento, I decided to retain my New Zealand Drivers Licence – (although expired, it now is).
And yes – (the car) IT WAS STILL BRAND NEW = until I sold it – ?
As it didn’t become “2nd Hand”, until the next person bought it.
Please feel free to contact (me) – & just call me = Hec
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Don’t go to my “old” address in Alexandra, as apparently ?
Some search methods (ie: Google Maps) can’t find me now.
As I live with my Son & thus “enjoy his Sun” (room that is);
But suffice to say, JIMMY’S is now within walking distance.