Captain Atholl Duncan
Stranger in the house
Meg talks about how her mother coped when her father returned home from a WWII Japanese Prisoner of War camp.
Meg's father, Captain Atholl Duncan was a cipher officer attached to GHQ in Singapore before being captured by the Japanese in Java in March 1942.
His fiancee, Elizabeth Glassey didn't hear from him for 14 months.
Meg tells the story of how her mother coped when he finally returned home after the long years of his captivity in a Japanese Prisoner Of War camp.
Photographs of Elizabeth and Atholl feature in the exhibition Stranger In The House which is based on the book by Julie Summers.
The display tells the stories of women whose lives were affected by the return of their men at the end of the Second World war and runs at The Waterway, Imperial War Museum North until 1st March 2009.
last updated: 06/11/2008 at 11:17