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Miscellaneous Pages

Staff Sergeant James O’Toole

TRANSCRIPT OF THE DIARY

Miscellaneous Pages

    Dairy Pages 64 –79

      These pages are blank

    Diary Page 80

      Ration Scale June ’45, not transcribed.  In pencil and possibly added after the war.

    Diary Page 81

      Hong Kong casualty numbers, Lisbon Maru casualties and names.  In pencil and possibly added after the war}

    Diary Page 82

      List of names, connection not known;  James O’Tooles various POW numbers; list of M.Os; “1st Chest” and contents; “2nd Chest” and contents.  Contents seem to be personal effects.  Page not transcribed

    Diary Page 83

      Continuation of philosophical quotations.  Poem  entitled POW. Not transcribed

    Diary Page 84

      A quotation from Richard Llewellyn; a poem about Il Duce; various quotations and verses from songs.  Page not transcribed.

    Diary Page 85

      Continuation of song verses; quote from Gino Watkins; “Show me the way to go home” in English and Chinese.  Not transcribed.

      YOU HAVE MADE EVERY WOMAN I’VE EVER MET SEEM UNIMPORTANT.  WHENEVER I HAVE SEEN SOMEONE I THOUGHT FINE I HAVE ONLY HAD TO THINK OF YOU TO REALISE SHE DIDN’T AMOUNT TO MUCH.  YOU HAVE SO MUCH TO OFFER IN MANY WAYS – IN EVERY WAY.  WHENEVER I HAVE BEEN PARTICULARLY HAPPY, AND LIFE AS I WAS LIVING IT SEEMED PRETTY GOOD, I ONLY HAD TO REALISE WHAT IT WAS LIKE WITH YOU, TO KNOW THAT – WELL IT JUST DIDNT ANOONT (sic) TO ANYTHING.  LIFE IS ON A DIFFERENT PLANE WITH YOU.  THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A DAY WHEN I HAVE NOT THOUGHT OF YOU, NEVER A NIGHT WHEN I HAVE NOT REMEMBERED YOU.  YOU ARE UNIQUE, MY LOVE.  ALONE WITH SOME PECULIAR INFLUENCE SOME GLAMOUR THAT I CANNOT EXPLAIN AND CANNOT FIND ELSEWHERE.

      ─   JUST YOU   ─   TO MY CHRIS

    Diary Page 89

      Blank Page

    Diary Page 90 or Page 18 from the back

      The diary continues with entries that have been made starting from the back of the book, and are thus upside down when read from the front.  Pages 17 and 18 from the back continue straight on from pages 88 and 89.  Page 90/18 is blank

    Diary Inside Back Cover

      A selection of Japanese or Chinese characters and their meaning.

    Page 1 From Back

      A list of the titles and authors of the books James O’Toole read, together with an ‘enjoyment’ rating.  Not transcribed.

    Page 2 From Back

      Various uncoordinated notes an Japanese/Chinese translations, some less polite than others.  Not transcribed.

    Page 3 From Back

      A selection English phrases and their Japanese/Chinese translation.  A recipe for Real Chow Fan.  Not transcribed.

    Page 4 From Back

      Medical notes about Diabetes.  Nutritional notes.  Not transcribed.

    Page 5 From Back

      Table of nutritional value of various foods.  Not transcribed.

    Page 6 From Back

      Calorie requirements for daily living.  A selection of simple recipes, e.g. oatmeal cakes, omlettes.  Not transcribed.

    Pages 7 and 8 From Back

      Medicines, first aid and medical information about the glands in the body.  Not transcribed.

    Pages 9 and 10 From Back

      More medical information about the glands in the body.  Not transcribed.

    Page 11 From Back

      More medical information about the glands in the body.  Not transcribed.

    Page 12 From Back

      Medical information about the mechanism of menstruation.  Toxins, Anti-toxins, and Toxin Anti-toxins.  Not transcribed.

    Page 13 From Back

      Notes on medicines and nutrition.  Start of a copy of an article about the Bank of England.  Not transcribed.

    Page 14 From Back

      Conclusion of Bank of England article.  Not transcribed.

    Page 15 From Back

      More medical information.  Not transcribed.

    Page 16 From Back

      Description of ‘POW Ills’.  Not transcribed.

    Page 17 From Back

      Description of ‘POW Ills’ continued.  Not transcribed.

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