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Memories of my Father in Deptford

by Sheerness Community Learning Centre

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22 July 2004

During the Second World War my father worked in Deptford Power Station. On his way to work one night, riding from Catford on his bike, a Doodlebug went over and dropped in the road ahead. He was blown off his bike and landed in the sewer. He was unhurt, but he did not come up smelling of roses.

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