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My memories of a wartime Marrickville, 1939-45

Olwen Hanney

My memories of a wartime Marrickville, 1939-45

parts I & II.

by Olwen Hanney

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Published by O. Hanney in Marrickville, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Marrickville (N.S.W.),
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Marrickville (N.S.W.),
    • Marrickville (N.S.W.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

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      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.82.M37 H36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination10 p. ;
      Number of Pages10
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4607400M
      ISBN 100959824103
      LC Control Number77370766
      OCLC/WorldCa3559368

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My memories of a wartime Marrickville, 1939-45 by Olwen Hanney Download PDF EPUB FB2

While recording my aunt’s memories, I began searching for other stories of black people in wartime Britain, and I discovered many who have been ignored by historians in the numerous books and documentaries produced about Britain and the Second World War.

I am often asked why I became interested in history and the reason is simple. Marrickville; Not a mere book lending centre: a brief historical account of Marrickville Library; My memories of My memories of a wartime Marrickville wartime Marrickville / written and compiled by Olwen Hanney.

Parts I & II; Heritage: journal of the Marrickville Heritage Society; Treaty cruisers: the world's first international warship building competition / Leo Marriott.

These are some of my memories of the years during the War. War was declared on the 3rd September, the day before my 13th birthday. I had been to Sunday School and on the Sunday morning after Sunday School we were told to go to Glasshoughton Junior and Infants School to be issued with gas masks.

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Fairfield [31 stories]. My memories of the war, I was born in At the beginning of the war I lived on the outskirts of London at 46 Burleigh Road, Sutton. The family consisted of my mother, father, grandmother, grandfather and elder brother (by eight years, since a brother had died in between).

My mother had two more children, both boys, during the war. The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers. Helping people find out more about their relatives wartime experiences since by recording and preserving recollections, documents, photographs and small items.

This website is paid for out of our own pockets, library subscriptions and from donations made by visitors. Marrickville: my 'Shangri-La', by Mary Cleghorn In a gentle look at past years in Marrickville the author remembers an era that was much less complicated than today.

She details many snippets from her childhood, and is instrumental in organising a Strollers dance reminiscent of a Marrickville institution. Memories of 'my' Newtown, by Betty Biffin.

Late in MHS published Marrickville: a past worth preserving. This page book is a collection of articles submitted to an essay competition organised by the editors Keith Sutton, Richard Blair and Lorraine Beach describe the work: 'How do we categorise this book.

These essays are so disparate. We've got family histories and reminiscences. Fragmented Memories of the War Years — Our War: Unusual To Go To War On A Horse. Wartime Memories of an Eight Year Old Evacuations and Air Raids Childhood Memories. O' Sullivan, John When Wales Went to War, Sutton Publishing Ltd, Phoenix Mill, Gloucestershire, Great Britain.

ISBN ISBN This book is a pleasant surprise, not only does it contain excellent sharp photographs, but much information of use to scholars and others interested in detailed s: 3. Oxfam Bookshop Lincoln This book tells in detail what it was like to live in an English town constantly under siege from enemy guns in the Second World War.

Many towns in Britain suffered from enemy action during the war but none endured the almost daily explosions of shells fired from huge German guns on the French coast, some 21 miles away. Not only that for there were regular. Story Title My Wartime Memories of East Grinstead Full Names of People in Story Angela Cole Where the Story took place East Grinstead In I was a patient at the QVH (I was a child of 7).

The Guinea Pigs used to bring us chocolates and sweets. Looking back they were interested in the nurses. After, I was transferred to a Sanatorium in Haslemere.

For My Grandsons: Childhood Memories of World War II I was four years old in Septemberso my memories of the first years of the war are few. Some of what I shall say is what my father and mother – your great-grandparents Tudor and Dylys Morgan – told me, but most of this is what I remember myself.

The following is but one of my memories. I was in the 87th Division. Research is still on-going on this London for a book on accidents on and around the Isles & Hebrides.

I would very much like to include the information provided by Mr Watt in the book eventually, could you please ask his permission to do so. The Wartime Memories.

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Joining the War at Sea Draftees or Volunteers; "Joining the War at Sea As the book's author, I had enough sense not to change a word. "Your book adds a new dimension to all my memories of the Edison in that they come from the viewpoint and experiences of the officer corps and many of your reports are.

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