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Contributed by 
Silver Surfers
People in story: 
pat williams
Location of story: 
flore northamptonshire
Background to story: 
Royal Air Force
Article ID: 
A1108577
Contributed on: 
14 July 2003

we lived in radford in coventry but were bombed
out when i was four years old. i was evacuated
to flore to live with my auntie and uncle for
two years and lived there with my cousins and
several evacuees from london. i started school
in the village hall as there were too many chil
dren for the normal school. we slept three in a bed, six in a room but had some good times.
when i returned home my father made bunk beds
in the anderson shelter and we used to go in there every night.

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