BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page was last updated in February 2012We've left it here for reference.More information

29 August 2014
Accessibility help
Text only
WW2 - People's War

BBC Homepage
BBC History
WW2 People's War Homepage Archive List Timeline About This Site Print this page 

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

You are browsing in:

Archive List > Childhood and Evacuation

Contributed by 
Silver Surfers
People in story: 
pat williams
Location of story: 
flore northamptonshire
Background to story: 
Royal Air Force
Article ID: 
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.

© Copyright of content contributed to this Archive rests with the author. Find out how you can use this.

Archive List

This story has been placed in the following categories.

Childhood and Evacuation Category
icon for Story with photoStory with photo

Most of the content on this site is created by our users, who are members of the public. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of the BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of any external sites referenced. In the event that you consider anything on this page to be in breach of the site's House Rules, please click here. For any other comments, please Contact Us.

About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy