Warning from 2.42 to 3.4 a.m. Heavy bomber came from S.E. to a point overhead then turned and went due west just after the all clear. From 3.27 to 3.42 a.m.
Raw cold, bitter E. wind. Mr Ward finished decorating the best room. To Wimbledon along rail path saw Atlantic loco. First photographs in the papers of the new Southern Railway's streamlined Pacific type loco - the Mercantile Marine Class. Bought fish for cats. Warning from 6.25 to 6.36 p.m. Night raid at 8.28 p.m. Many machines but no bombs about here. The raid was on S.E.England and the Midlands. One bomber got a terrific burst of 18 shells: it turned & went back - hope it was hit. All clear at 12.25 a.m. on 12 Wed.