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Childhood Memories

Mum and I lived in London. In 1940 we moved back to Lincoln, near Hartsholm Hall, near to his barracks....

My Father's Waricon for Story with photo

He moved to 100 Squadron, Waltham in Lincolnshire, where he and his crew carried out a total of 45...

Childhood Memories

In 1939 I remember standing at Leeds railway station with my two sisters and my mother and lots of other...

Aftermath of the War

Because there was a wee girl sitting on her bed and she was sobbing her heart out. But they went back to...

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A School in Our Front Room

When we had the Bradford bombing, we had a bomb four doors away and our windows were blown out. I was...

Guy Gibson's Autograph: Lincoln

One of the pupils said to me "I wish I had brought my autograph book with me, that is Guy Gibson...

Barbed Wire on the Beach

Silly me I couldn't keep it a secret and the poor girl got into trouble for her act of kindness. We...

Miracles Do Happen

It happened quite frequently, as North Lincolnshire was littered with RAF Airfields, and also the enemy...

Mr Neville Carey

On another occasion, I was asked if I would like to have the opportunity to fly in the group...

Memoirs of a 15 Year Old Girl

We were sent from Doncaster to Kenwick Hall in Louth, Lincolnshire... Meanwhile the Dixons daughters had a...

The Last Goodbye: A Pilot from RAF Waddington, Lincs

Sergeants A.G.Carswell,RCAF: C.E.Clemens, RCAF: J.W.Martin, RAF: H.C.Hipson,RAF: E.J.Phillips, RAF,...

First Experiences of Forces Life - RAF Cranwell, Lincs [D.Ormsby : Part 1]

The RAF College was just a little way from my training school. I was discharged from the RAF on 21st...

Memories of the Home Guardicon for Story with photo

My Unit was stationed at Greatford under the local command of Major Hoare of Holywell Hall, Stamford. Later...

Lancaster Bomber Groundcrew 97 Squadronicon for Story with photo

My grandfather James 'Eric' Hall served in the RAF between 1941 and 1945 as an RAF Volunteer...

Thousand Bomber Raids

Lincolnshire was home to most of the bomber squadrons with their airfields spread over much of the county....

A Fond Fairwell

I understood later that the telegram contained news that her husband Syd my Father a Private 7656610,in the...

An RAF Apprentice's War Memories

The aircraft used included Whitley, Wellington, Oxford, Wapiti and Wallace. We learned much later that it...

Chocolate

By that time, my Dad had brought mum to Kettering and I was born at the General Hospital... I could see...

War-time and My Growing Family! by Alice Lowry

He was then stationed out in Italy and our third baby, a boy, was born in 1943... As the war ended, we...

NAAFI Volunteer Memories

For the men working on the airfield loading up the bombs on the planes ready for take off, we had a caravan...

On the Day War Broke Out: A Child in Grimsby

I recall my mother being in a hurry that day.She bundled me into my jacket,placed my brotherinto his...

Evacuation to Alford

My sister and I went to our school along with a lot of others to board a bus with our labels attached,...

Squadron Mascots

After much adulation he was bored to tears and when asked if the squadron had a mascot he described how...

The Evacuee: A Poem

THE EVACUEE by Arthur E. King....

A Pilot's Memories

I came from Cleethorpes in Lincolnshire, which was close to lots of airbases. We had a largish garden...

My War

Although its 65 years ago I still remember the telegram boy stopping me in the street and asking where to...

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