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Norman Boyd Ratcliff from Colchester. Posted 16 Oct 2006.
I was twelve and WW2 had started but i had to do my bit dor a hardwoking family. I delivered papers (7/6s) Co-op milk + rolls and gingrbread (getting my breakfast free through the baker's dozen!
I howked tatties in neary Berry;s farm whih had a barrage balloon in the next field.
We had an allotment dug in or back field at Drumoyne school - expertly supervised by Mr Bennet I think.
My pl ws shot in the knee by a careless guard on King George Fifth Dock gate, is name was jack Easton I recall.


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