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“I Came Back Home To Whitehaven To Help My Mam And Dad”icon for Story with photo

Ronald and Marie Just before the twins were born in February 1944, Tom went to London and he was Best Man...

Arthur Rose

One day I was detailed to drive a car commanded by a Lieutenant to Beccles Aerodrome to collect Major...

'My War' by Olive Cox

Rene and John used to go to dinner at the Strand Palace Hotel in London and dancing at Rainbow Corner in...

Home Again: Warlingham, Surrey. 1945-47icon for Story with photo

I thought the task of preparing a worthy Christmas under conditions differing little from wartime was a...

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War Changed Our Lives-Memories of the West London Hospitalicon for Story with photo

We saw Judy Garland in her latest film 'The Wizard of Oz'. We danced at the Cumberland Hotel near...

Joan Quibell's Diary - Part Six - 1943icon for Story with photo

It was here in “G” typing pool that I met Marjorie McIver, Joan Lindsell, Doris Keane, Queenie...

A Bride's War Effort (wife of a Royal Engineer)

And then we would have to do the green house, and the greenhouses were long, I don't know how many feet...

Wedding Day 30th August 1940 London

Then we got a taxi to Chalfont St. Peter, and it was a friend of Ken's. Joan, dad, mum spaniel, Ken and...

Itinerary of one 14701281 Frank Wilkinson

When this showed signs of terminating my wife took up paid work first in the Food Office and then as a...

My Husband Was Missing

My home then was in Norwich Rd North Walsham.I got as far as the railway station, when I heard the air raid...

Ruby

He had come from London and started an upholstery factory next door to where we lived and manufactured...

War Memoirs of Reginald Kenneth Probst (part 2)icon for Story with photo

Fortunately, a member of Maggie's office was leaving on promotion to another station and was moving out...

The Story of Lillian Ewins [L.Ewins : Part 2]

Half was for general patients, and the other half took the overflow from the Military Hospital next door...

At Sea after a Wartime Wedding

After a few weeks of these duties at Mildenhall we were all moved to do further guard duties at an internee...

LOVE LETTERS SENT AT THE BEGINNING OF THE WAR

God bless you, All my love , sweet one, Idris. God bless Winifred, All my love, Idris....

Memories of London and the WRAF

Betty and Dorothy and another friend were there and three pals of Norman's, his best man was Les Taylor...

Joan Quibell's Diary - Part Seven - 1944icon for Story with photo

When I was cowering in the hut listening to the sickening screaming of the bombs and the barking of the...

The Story of Lillian Ewins [L.Ewins : Part 3]

Billy had a very good voice, like his Dad, and sang m St. Lukes church choir. While Billy was attending...

Fred Cole Part 3: Training, Wedding, 57 Squadronicon for Story with photo

When the RAF flying training was completed at Upper Heyford we were transferred to a heavy bomber...

Women's Land Army — Sept. 1939 - Dec. 1942icon for Story with photo

Next morning it was up early to start in the cowshed at 6.00 a.m. and learn to milk - not with a...

Marjorie and Fred's story

I moved to London with my family because the house was bombed and we lived first for eighteen months in...

George and William Acton, Merchant Seamen with the SS Empire Leopardicon for Story with photo

George and Billy Acton's parents were John and Evelyn Acton and they lived at 93 George Street,...

Betty Bennett Chepstow Memories

One of the leading ladies painted the water colours of Chepstow Castle and the Arch that Larkfield staff...

Gwen Brockway - Diary of an Essex Girl (part 1)icon for Story with photo

A letter arrived form Sandy telling me that he had a weeks leave coming up, so he was making his way to...

Enid's RAF Memories

Later my friend Gwyn and I decided to volunteer to go to RAF Colerne, near Bath, in Wiltshire... I went...

My Life My War - Chapter 7b

Ruth had made plans to visit all her relations in turn and she would hold my hand and say, “This is...

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