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My wedding

The Coventry firm was bombed out so they came under Simmingtons so I had to go and start making screws. The...

A Wartime Love Story

So that was my wartime love story which remained through our marriage....

Wedding Plans

In early 1940 my then boyfriend was told to report for a medical for the Army. In early 1941 we decided to...

Reunion of man and wife

Collected at the Help the Aged coffee room in Cambridge, by Philippa Geering. Then they bought a boat load...

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6p a day for living in a tent

I was married in Palestine, spent my honeymoon... An Armoured Car took us through the rough patch we had to...

A BRIDES STORY

I was then evacuted to Chart Sutton in kent where I no lived with my mother and brother's and sister....

A Fast Wedding!

I was engaged to marry my husband in June 1940 but as a member of the tank core he was called up...

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Diamond wedding

Joan and George Brush celebrated their Diamond Wedding in May 2005. George was recuperating from his wounds...

Sgt Wilf Mulroneyicon for Story with photo

Joseph met my mother Marie Carruthers when he was home on wartime leave and she was staying with his...

"Hitler Be Damned!"

Then one arrived from our best man, Kyle Kelam, saying ‘HITLER BE DAMNED.COMING TONIGHT. He tested...

Memories of Ipswich, and Christchurch Park.

Love at first flight!

We were dancing in the street, the music was playing, flags were flying, the whole village was there!...

Tales of an Army Bride

Pointless though this story seems, to me as well as others, I thought she needed some recognition of how...

In the ATS and our wedding.

In 1940 I joined the A TS at the age of 18 mixing alongside sargeants, nco's, privates and them on...

RAF uncle who fell in love with Rhodesiaicon for Story with photo

Denis went to RAF cadet training in North Wales, near Aberystwyth, and when he finished his training and...

Where we met

1943 Dorothy: I was working in the aircraft factory next to the aerodrome and we met at a dance. Bernard: I...

War Time Wedding Gifts by Jessica Dale

Norman's job was to drive the lorries cargo of food, ammunition, post and medical supplies in a large...

Working in munitions at Chilmark, Wiltshire

I did release bars for airoplanes and I belted ammunition....

Going to Canada as a war bride

My husband got sent back to Canada to train men in March1944, because he'd had a kidney operation after...

A 1944 Wedding in 2005icon for Story with photo

We are getting married on July 16th this year, both being interested in World War 2 history, we have...

The Lord Major of Belfast Plays Cupidicon for Story with photo

So many men were taken prisoner of war during WW2.Every couple of weeks they were permitted to send a...

A Wartime Wedding in Birmingham

We were married in 1943 - a white wedding in church... Our honeymoon was in a family bungalow by the River...

Forces Wedding

My Mum - a corporal in the WAAF married my Dad, a Gunner in the Royal Horse Artillary, in St Mary's...

War Weddingicon for Story with photo

My Mum and Dad, from Newry, N Ireland, had a forces wedding on Tuesday 14 March 1944 in St Mary's...

Harrold and Sheila Campbell

As a ‘Terrier’ in Liverpool, Harrold was mobilised at the beginning of the war into 353...

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