Bettine Saffery

Bettine and her younger brother were evacuated from Margate to Drayton Bassett. When they arrived at their hosts' cottage her brother asked her: "Is this fairyland?"...

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Bernard O’Donnell

Bernard was one of 11 O'Donnell children growing up in Longsight, Manchester. He absolutely loved his evacuation in Coton with Mr. and Mrs Allen, and was staggered by the open space in the countryside.

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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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