Frank writes about his time in Manila, attending mass and benediction. He also refers to his impending repatriation to Australia on the US aircraft carrier “Leader”.
Jus a few lines to let you know I’m still at Manila, but have been notified that we may be sailing to-morrow, tuesday. It’s not quite definite, but I think we’ll be on our way in a day or two, and am pretty certain to be home again sometime this month. Our boat is probably the aircraft carrier, “Leader”, and should do the trip in about 10 to 12 days.
Have not had anymore mail up to date, but may get some to-morrow as I think a lot of air mail arrived today. I have written to all the family, and I don’t think there’s anymore news I can give you. I’ll be glad to be on my way as I’m just busting to get home and see you all again. I’m enjoying myself thoroughly here but, believe me, pop, there’s no place like home, and will be glad when I say a final good bye to these boong countries.
Well Dad, I’ve just come back from Mass & benediction, and am feeling pretty tired. The needles and vaccinations I’ve had in the last couple of days have made me restless at nights, but I’m pretty right again now, and can do with a good nights’ sleep. Be seeing you soon;
lots of love,