Sydney Cox

Sydney Cox was moved to Swythamley from his first evacuation in Norfolk. He was very happy to live in the countryside and only returned home because his grandfather found him a job.

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Frances Cooke

Frances shared her home with two evacuees from Ancoats who brought nits with them and didn't like to go in the bath.

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Gerald Haslam

Gerald was a young boy growing up in Wilnecote during World War II. He enjoyed playing with the evacuees, and later married one.

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