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Health: Swynnerton Munitions Workers

by stoke_on_trentlibs

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stoke_on_trentlibs
People in story: 
Pat
Location of story: 
Swynnerton
Article ID: 
A2430307
Contributed on: 
16 March 2004

This story was submitted to the People's War site by Stoke-on-Trent Libraries on behalf of Pat and has been added to the site with her permission. The author fully understands the site's terms and conditions.

During the war my mum Florence worked at the Swynnerton munitions factory. She was only in her teens at the time. I remember her telling me about the problems the girls she worked with had. They quite often found their skin and hair turning yellow with the sulphur.

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