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Evacuees remembered

There are plenty of clues that tell of the evacuation of people from the cities to our part of North Pembrokeshire during the early days of the Second World War. We know that our area  welcomed young evacuees. They are smiling at … Continue reading

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Dinas County Primary School 1946

Back Row:- From the left in each case D.T.Lewis ( Master), Roy Davies, Derek Thomas, Meurig Harries, Norman Morris, Rhydian Harries, Denzil Rees, Selwyn Harries, Alfie Clark (evacuee staying at Cwm yr Eglwys), Noel Murrow, Roy Jones, Gareth Francis (son … Continue reading

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Our blue-eyed boy (and another mystery solved)

It would be churlish to ignore totally the little man on the left. He was the Secretary of State for Air, Howard Kingsley Wood, and his visit to RAF Kidbrooke in 1939 occasioned the arrival of the photographer and hence … Continue reading

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IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR EVACUEES WHO WERE BLITZED DURING THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940

Who were these evacuees with a memorial in Nevern? Up to now I had always thought that evacuees were school children who left the towns for the countryside with their teachers, but this seems to point to something different. The Bowens, … Continue reading

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