Major-General John Michael Watson Badcock, MBE [Royal Corps of Signals]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNg_A-_NscI My full name is John Michael Watson Badcock. I was born 10th November 1922 in Nazareth in Palestine, which is slightly unusual. How did you come to be out there? Right, my father was a gunner in the first world war and he fought in A..(?)  army from Egypt up to Syria up to … Continue reading Major-General John Michael Watson Badcock, MBE [Royal Corps of Signals]

Hugh Glanffrwd “Jimmy” James AFC & Bar, DFM [Royal Air Force]

Interviewed by James Holland @James1940  Hugh Glanffrwd "Jimmy" James AFC & Bar, DFM (3 October 1922 – 7 January 2015) I was sure that all of us, as young pilots… The Squadron had been in the Middle East for… Well, since 1915, 16, I think, because the (Elite) Transport Squadron in the Middle East, to be involved in … Continue reading Hugh Glanffrwd “Jimmy” James AFC & Bar, DFM [Royal Air Force]

Wartime Memories of Peggy Long, Tom & Jane Warden & Mrs Dora Watkins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ex1uQm37n4E In June 2017 children from Shapwick School interviewed 4 locals form the area who had lived during WW2 on behalf of WarGen.   Bold type: Interviewers (schoolchildren); Frankie Bull, Charlotte Madigan-Nicol & Kerry Ann Bake Bold italics: Interviewer; Lisa Pool (teacher) Regular: Interviewees; Mrs Peggy Long, Tom & Jane Warden & Mrs Dora Watkins, … Continue reading Wartime Memories of Peggy Long, Tom & Jane Warden & Mrs Dora Watkins