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Poem about Evacuation from Dunkirk

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posted on 2024-06-05, 18:09 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

Although he did type letters to his family during the war, it is unknown if he was the author. This typed up poem is amongst the war papers and photos from Lt. Col. A.W. Shirley, who served with the Ox. and Bucks. at Dunkirk and throughout the Second World War. Although he did type letters to his family during the war, it is unknown if he was the author. He was evacuated from Dunkirk. He had previously served in the First World War also.

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Typed poem about the evacuation from Dunkirk beach

Person the story/items relate to

Lt. Col. Arthur W Shirley (Ox. and Bucks.)

Person who shared the story/items

Crispin Robinson

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

He was my maternal grandfather

Type of submission

Shared online via the Their Finest Hour project website.

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89956