- Contributed by
- BBC Open Centre, Lancashire
- People in story:
- Jean Jones (nee Campbell)
- Location of story:
- Blackburn (Witton)
- Article ID:
- Contributed on:
- 06 April 2005
I was 17 years old when war was declared and if you were unmarried and had no children, you either went into the forces or munitions work.
I went to work at the RAF at Stopes Brow, Lower Darwen - I was working on Bay 4 "Triggers".
I met my future husband who was in the Royal Welsh Fusilliers stationed in Witton Park. We got married as I was 19 and we both lived with my parents on Franklin Street.
My husband Thomas was de-mobbed in March 1946 and we set up home in Witton
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