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War Work in Bolton

Before war broke out I had been sewing and examining these cases for the textile company Tootal, Broadbent...

Fridolin

My brother had a brilliant idea, ask the "Little Sisters of the Poor " to look after him, so they...

War Wedding

Bob, my father, escaped Java in 1942 with the last ship "Kota Baru" from Tjilatjap as Dutch Royal...

A Romance - That nearly went with a BANG!icon for Story with photo

It was a freezing cold, moonlit winter's night in 1940-1941 when my Rescue Unit, based at a Smethwick...

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My Wedding, (One Happy, One Sad) Memories

But as it passed over Greenacres Cemetry, two seconds after I said this there was an horrific crash and...

Audrey's Wartime Adventures -Part 2 : Joan, My Sister’s Story - London 1940

Hal was in the Army stationed in London and Joan worked at John Lewis. Hal was the secretary of the...

I Was A Predictor For 418 Ack-Ack Battery by Frances Mills (nee Davies)

I was born in Stockport but worked as a predictor for 418 Ack-Ack Battery in London during the war. I have...

Joyce's Memories

Both my uncles had joined up one in the army and the other in the marines, my cousin was in the Lancashire...

A True Love Story

Call-up papers came, and George went from a small Suffolk village to Devon to train for the Army......

Romance

My father & mother's story - At 19 & an apprentice electrician in Chelmsford, Essex Ken was...

An Eventful Wartime Wedding

The wedding cake had been destroyed along with the presents at the Co-Op... It wasn't iced, or...

My Mother's Wars

He returned to England and was taken to a makeshift psychiatric hospital in Southport, several hundred...

Worlds Aparticon for Story with photo

The Second World War has brought many stories of heroism both on the active front and at home, but there...

Mrs. Brooks Remembers [Mrs.Brooks]

I was living in Leicester when the war broke out; just 17 years old and working in a silk factory. Then I...

Elizabeth Nolan's Wartime Memories

Tom was eventually called in, in 1941, and travelled to Ireland, Italy, North Africa, all the way to...

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Two years later I met an RAF navigator officer called Lewis Harding.He was also known as "Curly...

Beatrice's Story to her Daughter

This is a story that Beatrice's daughter will cherish as Beatrice passed away last year....

The Day Ken and Hilda Clark Met

After a pleasant journey, during which Ken plied her with chocolate, Hilda left the train in London where...

Wartime Wedding

To get married, I went to Westminster to get a special licence dressed in hobnail boots, dungarees &...

WAAF adventures. 1940-45

Went to Harrogate the following day, to Gran Hotel Harrogate for the WAAFs. Joined 90 squadron at Ratting...

Memories

I am “Nobbv” Barwick and I was a tank wireless operator, in the Middlesex Yeomanry and served...

A Wartime Romance

I met Stan at my church in Salford... Although I was in the army I volunteered to do some work with the...

An Unexpected Arrival in Kenya, and a Long Journey Home to England

My father, Bertie Miller Logan, was simply not expecting my mother Jean to arrive in Kenya in 1942 - even...

Portrait of a Wartime Marriage

Ted & Betty came along to the Birmingham Back to Backs to tell their story to a National Trust...

Audrey Clegg's Story

I had three brothers, George who was 20 and an air force pilot, Eric who was 18 and had gone into the...

Bomber Command Heartbreak

George jointed Bomber Command in 1942 as an air gunner, based in Lincolnshire. Then on 5th July 1944, I got...

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