The Wartime Memories of Patricia Honor Shepeard

Wartime Memories of Patricia Honor Shepeard https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaEx3b3se78 Born on 12th May 1930 at Ferndale Court Brixton (apparently first baby born  there!). Ferndale Court was an area of modern apartments for Police Officers and their families.   Mother Lilian.   Father Leonard - City of London Police Officer - believe my mother was a seamstress in her … Continue reading The Wartime Memories of Patricia Honor Shepeard

John Gardiner [12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment]

John Gardiner was recently interviewed by Ben Fox for the Moorlander publication.  He has given us his permission to kindly repost the interview here to be saved in the WarGen archives. On June 6, it’ll be 74 years since Allied troops began one of the most audacious and daring operations of the Second World War: … Continue reading John Gardiner [12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment]