27 October 1916 – Mother decides not to visit London; Final Tests; going to Billingsgate Market.

27 October 1916 Friday Same Address Dear Mother & Father I am very sorry indeed that you have not been able to come down & see me at home (?). It would have been a fine experience for you but I don’t see how it is possible now.  However Mother, we will make time if… Continue reading 27 October 1916 – Mother decides not to visit London; Final Tests; going to Billingsgate Market.

24 October 1916 – Been listening to Zeppelins signalling to each other; final Tests tomorrow.

24 October 1916 J Simpson 4383 H.8 Class HM W/T School (Wireless / Transmission) Crystal Palace Dear Mother & Father I am still going along alright. My cold has practically left me now.  I feel my tooth occasionally but that wretched dentist gave me a rotten time.  I got your parcel Monday noon & contents… Continue reading 24 October 1916 – Been listening to Zeppelins signalling to each other; final Tests tomorrow.

23 October 1916 – Mother may visit James in London; been to Hampton Court; Picks up distress signals from the Liner Aulaunia.

23 October 1916 Sunday Palace Dear Mother I got your letter this morning but your parcel has not yet arrived. I suppose it will arrive tomorrow.  I am glad you are going along alright in Dad’s absence & I hope the change will do him good.  As regards you coming down here to see me… Continue reading 23 October 1916 – Mother may visit James in London; been to Hampton Court; Picks up distress signals from the Liner Aulaunia.

10 October 1916 – Two Letters: Thinking about a commission; been to swimming baths. More Leave

10 October 1916 Dear Mother & Father Am still quite well & hearty and just going on as usual. Buzzing as usual with the usual lectures I am now getting a small insight into the intricacies of Receiving & Transmitting gear which is very a complicated subject.  I have done another watch in the Silence… Continue reading 10 October 1916 – Two Letters: Thinking about a commission; been to swimming baths. More Leave