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Waking Aunty up!

by Gloscat Home Front

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Contributed by 
Gloscat Home Front
People in story: 
Bryan Hewer, Doris King
Location of story: 
Gloucester
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4426418
Contributed on: 
11 July 2005

I went to Widden Street School in Gloucester. In 1944 I was 7 years old. My aunt lived nearby the school and worked the night shift at Rotol Ltd, where they made aircraft propellers.

After school, I would go to her house and wake her up ready for the night shift. On a couple of occasions I was unable to go to her house, she overslept, and didn’t go to work.

Getting her up was my contribution to the war effort.

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