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Albert Crow, a story of a child evacuated to Wales.

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posted on 2024-06-05, 18:11 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

I was inspired to write this story (see attached) when my uncle related to me his memories of the children who were evacuated from the London Blitz to the valleys of South Wales.


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A short story inspired by boyhood memories of evacuation.

Person the story/items relate to

Douglas Harris, a young Welsh boy who lived in the mining village where another young boy, Albert Crow, was sent to escape the London bombings.

Person who shared the story/items

Wendy Williams on behalf of my uncle Douglas Harris.

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Douglas Harris was my uncle.

Type of submission

Shared online via the Their Finest Hour project website.

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