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Brief Memories of a Child's Life in Lincoln

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posted on 2024-06-05, 19:51 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

I lived in Lincoln. There were lots of bombs in Lincolnshire because there were RAF bases there, and the docks at Grimsby. We had evacuees from London. Everybody had to have a gas mask and had to do drills at school. I had a Micky Mouse one, because I was only a child.

We played games in the playground at school and in the street when we got home. Everybody listened to the news on the wireless. I liked [the song] "You are my Sunshine"
[Pat then sang it, all through and other residents joined in! Her face lit up at the memory. MR]

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Pat Hodge

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Pat Hodge

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Shared at Ahmadiyyah Mosque Hall, Warwickshire on 7 October 2023. The event was organised by Leamington History Group.

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99606 | LEA098