Merchant Navy veteran recalls ship being struck by bombs in a Second World War exhibition launched inside a red Yorkshire phonebox

Inside a red phonebox, an exhibition explores what life was like for the people of one West Yorkshire town during the Second World War. Laura Reid hears some of those memories.

With a knock on the door in 1942, Jean Howarth gained a temporary sister and a lifelong friend. Her mother, Ada Lockwood, answered the unexpected call to be greeted by a billeting officer stood in front of the house with two young children.

“She said to my mum ‘I’m looking for someone to take these...
source: Yorkshire Post

2019-10-22 17:08
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