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- People in story:
- Gertrude Lacy
- Location of story:
- Eastwood and Nottingham
- Article ID:
- Contributed on:
- 21 January 2004
Mrs G Lacy lived at Eastwood when the war started. Bombers used to come over trying to destroy a munitions factory near where they lived-she thought it was called Collaro.
She had the choice of working at Players or going away from home to work.
There was only one person earning a wage in their family as father suffered from coal dust on the lungs.
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