Less mild, dull, wind S.W: drizzle. Shopping locally; met Len Garrod in Whitbrown's(???). Thence to Wimbledon. To Hick's to have a look at both their wireless sets but could not readily detect the fault so advised them to consult Mr. P. G. West.
On this day: British battleship Barham sunk in Mediterranean; great loss of life. US commanders in Pacific warned of possible Japanese actions.