Contributed by: Jane Alexander, on 2008-11-11
|Year of Birth||Unknown|
|Year of Death||Unknown|
|Place of Wartime Residence||Glapwell, Derbyshire|
We have several postcards from Grandad Kimmons sent whilst he was serving in The Sherwood Forresters. My favourite reads:-
He was known as Alec (as in smart)
You can send a bottle of HP sauce, its nice with our dinner stew. Also a tube of moustache fixture. There is nothing else I want. Not a big parcel. Love A
Although his name was George he was known as Alec (as in smart!). He survived the war but I never knew him as he was killed in a car crash before I was born. I think he was quite a character!