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The diaries of Joan Marion Drake (1940-1945) detail six years of the life of a young English school-child during WWII. She was the daughter of a farmer, dutiful to her studies, and she remarks on the war.

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DIARY

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MAKE A NOTE OF

TRAIN SERVICE
DEP. RET.
Size in Hats . . . . .
Size in Collars . . . . .
Size in Gloves . . . . .
Size in Shoes . . . . .
Season Ticket No. . . . . .
Motor No. . . . . .
Bicycle No. . . . . .
Telephone No.
Office . . . . .
Home . . . . .
Life Insur. due . . . . .
Fire Insur. due . . . . .
Height . . 5 . . ft . . . 6 . . in.
Feb.
Weight . .8 . . st. . . 10 . . lb.
8 st .. 4 lbs. April

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THE FOLLOWING BRANCHES OF The Boots Chemist ARE ALWAYS OPEN (DAY AND NIGHT)

LONDON W.1—Piccadilly Circus Phone: Whitehall 4761-62-63 LONDON E.C.3—23-24 Aldgate High St. Phone: Bishopgate 5330 BIRMINGHAM 2—52-53 New Street Phone: Midland 5657 BOURNEMOUTH— 33-35 Old Christchurch Road Phone: Bournemouth 165 EDINBURGH 2—48 Shandwick Place Phone 27849 GLASGOW C.1—Union St. & Argyle St. Phone: Central 2548-49 LEEDS 1—29 Boar Lane LEICESTER—44-46 London Road Phone 22059 LIVERPOOL 3—9-10 Ranelagh Place Phone: Royal 2286 MANCHESTER 1—1-3 Oxford Street Phone: Central 3775 NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE 1— 155 Grainger Street Phone 24960 NOTTINGHAM—10-12 Wheeler Gate Phone 40851 & 42895

—NOTE— Telegrams and Telephone Messages receive immediate attention. Urgent medicines, drugs, oxygen cylinders, and surgical appliances are despatched by the quickest possible method. A fully qualified chemist is always in attendance.

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863 millage.

MEMORANDA

Principal Articles of the Calendar for 1945

Golden Number ... ... ... 8
Epact ... ... ... 16
Solar Cycle (Year of) ... ... ... 22
Roman Indiction (Year of) ... ... ... 13
Dominical Letter ... ... ... G
Julian Period (Year of) ... ... ... 6658
When Summer Time is in force, one hour should be added. When Double Summer Time is in operation, add an extra hour.

MEMORANDA

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1944 31 Days DECEMBER

24 Sun—4th in Advent

25 Mon—Christmas Day Quarter Day

26 Tues—St. Stephen Boxing Day

27 Wed—St. John the Evangalist

28 Th—Holy Innocents

29 Fri—Full Moon 2.38 p.m.

30 Sat

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