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what money was in our books and received an extra ration allowance of 24/6 i.e. 1/9 a
day. I left Paddington Station at 11.30 p.m. for Glasgow.
It is an 8 hour run in peace time but it took us 11 hours. The train was travelling 70
miles an hour in places and the rail-road is the Smoothest I have ever been on. The
weather is extraordinary for an English April. Nothing but snow. However romantic the
poems on April Showers may sound, if these