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Billy Barker's War

A lot of Japanese were around in Hong Kong and the little Chinese kids would keep pointing them out to us...

A Love Story .......

One summers day when he was recovering, he was walking with a friend towards the village, when he passed my...

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Lynn says, “My mum stayed at home in Middlesbrough and worked for Price's Tailors whilst my dad...

How I Found Elizabeth

He was also a fully fledged Pilot.At the time, we were in an airman's cottage close to the...

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Every Day Life in Holloway

One day, I was in the pub with my mum and dad and Frank telephoned the landlady to say he was home....

Wartime weddingicon for Story with photo

Robert Banbury married Joyce Pound on 2nd July 1941 at St Michael's Church, Albert Road, Stoke,...

Wartime Memories - Part Six

Before I left Ormskirk, I was in the cinema there and one evening a bomb was dropped nearby. The war with...

Joining-Up Under Age

After that I took part in the landing at Walcheren Island off Antwerp which we had to capture because it...

Beating The Ban

Margaret discovered that the border of the prohibited area was at Singleton, about six miles to the north...

Married life in the Airforce

My aunt worked at Boyce Adams bakery ,so she provided the icing for the cake, Audrey had her own dress made...

Some Things are Meant to Be

Although both my Granma and Grandad spoke very little about the war, my Dad was able to explain in more...

My Broadcast to the Forces

On arrival at the broadcasting studio, I found out that the band, Geraldo and his orchestra, singers...

A Love Story

Barbara was 12 an living in Plymouth when the war started... Her mother managed to bring up both Barbara...

A Wartime Marriageicon for Story with photo

As, at that time, my husband was stationed at Harwich, we spent our honeymoon at my Aunty May's house...

The Submarine Le Rubis

French submarines were instructed to make their way to British harbours, in particular to the submarine...

Farmer Giles's Milk Bar

On the first big air raid on Sunday night November 24th 1940, I was waiting for a bus in the centre to...

WYMONDHAM WARTIME WEDDING

I travelled to Thetford with George on our wedding night. In 1944 our son, Philip George, was born at my...

War, Bombs and Romance

On my days off I would go to the Hippodrome Theatre on Corporation Street to see shows or to The Victoria,...

Hitler didn't stop My Wedding

After the ceremony, he said the marriage is not legal as we hadn't had a registrar witness the wedding....

Life without my Husband

I lived in Bridgewater while my husband Ernest Lloyd was stationed there with the Army in 1941... After the...

The Last Wartime Bride.icon for Story with photo

It was August 1944, Tom and I met on a train, he was on a weekend's leave going to his home in...

Betty Davis — My Memories of WWIIicon for Story with photo

The reception was cancelled so half the guests went to the Davis house and half to the Wood's....

Visit to London

When the war started I was 20 years of age and lived in Featherstone.I had only been out with my boyfriend...

Memories of My Early Days

I was 17½, living with my parents in Redhill near Reigate when war broke out working in a Steel Wool...

A Letter from Monte Cassino

Whilst in Italy he was involved in the Battle of Monte Cassino, the mountain with the monastery of St...

V.E,Day

All of them commandeering the trams and singing and dancing up and down the length of Hope Street ,singing...

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