The battle in the Pacific continued after VE Day in May, but Cec was due leave after two years on board ship. These telegrams shown how concerned his superiors were at the prospect of losing him.
However it was arranged with the Admiralty, Cec returned to Saskatoon in 1945 and continued his education as planned in the fall.
Not only did he complete his M.A. in Physics successfully, he was awarded the 1851 Commonwealth Scholarship which sent him to Cambridge University in England for his PhD. There he met Cynthia, and the story continues…
But before this happens, it is necessary to go back to Cynthia’s war time, 1944, and catch up with her life.