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Aberdeen Wartime Memories
There are 4 messages in this section.

Betty Busciglio (bannerman) from New Jersey, USA. Posted 20 Apr 2005.
I grew up in Aberdeen during the war, having been born in 1938. I have many memories - of going to school with my "Mickey Mouse" gas mask, spending nights in the Anderson shelter, ceilings down and windows blown in. And the wondeful celebration at the end of the war when our street was closed off, our neighbor brought their piano out into the street and we had a wonderful celebration.
Marshall Clark from Wagga Wagga, Australia. Posted 6 Mar 2006.
I was evauated to my grandmother in Aberdeen (from London). She lived in Tory, but we eventually moved to Polmuir Road near Duthie Park and for a while in Union Street at a house which is now a restaurant...the Cairo.
Great times!

Forbes Inglis from Montrose. Posted 26 Apr 2006.
I would like to hear from people who served at RAF Montrose or whose parents or grandparents were based there.

I work as a development officer at the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre. We are trying to build a complete picture of what life was like for those serving here and for the townspeople, particulalry during WWII.

Vic Garioch from Cobourg Ontario Canada. Posted 16 Oct 2006.
Seems we experienced simmilar events,mind you I was too old for the Micky Mouse version but do remember them clearly,I also remember going to the Air Raid shelter in Hanover St and sneaking out the back hatch and heading home to Castlehill Baracks,aye thats where ah the Toff's lived..
Cheers Vic Garioch.

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