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Ella-May has a reaction to the shots required to go to the Canal Zone. Ella-May completes her ship plans for her trip, but Walter wants her to fly. Walter berates her for not letting him initially help since he is more experienced with travelling.
Ella-May has moved out of her apartment and flies to the Canal Zone to live with Walter. Walter's brother, Charlie, has also arrived in the Canal Zone needing a job and money. Many details about the process to get from California to the Canal Zone.
On January 1, 1943, Walter writes from the U.S. Naval Hospital in Balboa, Canal Zone, that he has been in the hospital for two weeks and has been told that he needs six months rest. On January 8, he says he is leaving Panama and hopes he can stay in the Navy. Other letters during these years are either from or to Ella-May's sister, Lydia Vaughan of Orange, New Jersey or from George and Clara Potts of Los Angeles, California. These families are relatives of Ella-May.