2067Re: World War 2 in Dundee
- Oct 11, 2004--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Sue Anderson"
> There were certainly evacuees sent to Dundee from London, asone ,Morris, was boarded with my great-uncle and aunt. They kept in
touch and, when my aunt died in the '80s, Morris came up from London
to attend the funeral, when I met him for the first time.
As regards Dundee children being evacuated, there are several
pictures from DC Thomson's archives showing children lined up in
Kings Road, with suitcases and gas masks, ready to go.The Angus
countryside was certainly a popular destination.
> Hi Listersstrafed
> My son is doing World War II at school and wanted to know if the
> children in Dundee were evacuated and if so,where.
> I can remember my mother telling me how she and a friend were
> walking down a street in Arbroath (or possibly Arbirlot) and ato
> shopkeeper dragged them out of the way and gave them ice cream to
> help them get over the shock, but otherwise her war memories seem
> have consisted almost entirely of dancing with Polish officers.
> Anyway if anyone can help me with this query I'd be very grateful.
> Harrow, England
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