The Wartime Memories of Liz Young

Liz Young interviewed in May 2018 by Jill Pearce for WarGen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q6hNgS2KTI My personal memories of the war are rather sketchy and random. I was born at Woldingham, Surrey in 1936. The village is between Croydon, Kenley and Biggin Hill aerodromes, targets for the German bombers and I remember the planes droning overhead and sometimes … Continue reading The Wartime Memories of Liz Young

The Wartime Memories of Alf and Val Charles

The Wartime Memories of Alf and Val Charles for WarGen Interview carried out by Deb Fisher and transcribed by Zoe Booton https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTF11NREO-s I came to Cowbridge Drama School on my first day the 14th September 1938 the very first day that Edward Reece became headmaster and the day they officially opened the gymnasium and dining … Continue reading The Wartime Memories of Alf and Val Charles

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