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POSTCARDS HOME COULD BE USEFUL TO THE ENEMY
The public has been warned against sending postcards abroad showing views of Malta which may provide useful intelligence to an enemy considering invasion. From now on such postcards will be withheld by the censors, without their senders being notified.
NEW ORDERS SUPPORT FAMILIES OF MALTA TROOPS
Troops of the King’s Own Malta Regiment have been reassured that their families will be properly paid, should any serviceman be admitted to hospital. According to general orders today, there have been cases of servicemen in the General Military Hospital at Imtarfa whose family have not been paid Family Allowance. The matter has been brought to the attention of the Commanding Officer who has issued immediate orders to rectify the situation. From now on, officers of the Regiment will ensure that when a married man is admitted to hospital his Family Allowance will be paid directly to his wife, to avoid future hardship.
AIR RAIDS DAWN 15 NOVEMBER TO DAWN 16 NOVEMBER 1940
Weather Bright and fine.
1350-1407 hrs Air raid alert for four or more enemy fighters, believed to be Italian CR42s, which approach the Island ad 21000 feet. Anti-aircaft guns engage the raiders which turn away before crossing the coast.
OPERATIONS REPORTS FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER 1940
TA QALI F/O O’Connell posted to RAF Station Ta Qali as Medical Officer.
4th Bn THE BUFFS (ROYAL EAST KENT REGIMENT) Governor and Commander in Chief Lt Gen W J S Dobbie, RE, CMG, DSO visited the camp.
8th Bn MANCHESTER REGIMENT Mine reported drifting near defence post J8.
ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS Matches and fuzes made up locally burning for 7 seconds ordered for trial with petrol bombs. Large quantity of 18 pounders received from convoy is marked showing life of cordite charges expires 1942 and 1943.
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