Tony Atkinson (Towner)

Tony was evacuated from his grandparents' home in Westgate-on-Sea to Colton where he lived with the Norman family. Here he nearly drowned in the pond at Colton...

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James Dutton

James remembers his large family of six were squashed even more when two Kent evacuees joined them. He cheered when they left.

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Maureen Haslam

At the outbreak of war, Maureen was evacuated to Norfolk with her two sisters before being moved again to Wilnecote when invasion was feared.

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