Esther Carpenter

Esther Carpenter didn't enjoy her billet in Betley, and could not get on with her host who drank and smoke. She was ecstatic to be reunited with her family.

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‘Tommy’ Thomas

'Tommy' Thomas was billeted with a number of families in Stafford after first living with relatives in Hednesford and South Wales during WWII.

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Irene (Gladys) Jones

Irene was evacuated to Gloucester from her home in the centre of Birmingham before being sent to Pipewood, a boarding camp for girls in Staffordshire. It was the best day of her life.

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