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- Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:22 pm
- Forum: Bermondsey People
- Topic: Put a Name to a Face - People you may know
- Replies: 58
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Evacuee from Bermondsey.jpg Salvation army communal kitchen Bermondsey London 1917.jpg My Dad and uncle were fed from the Sally Army in Spa Road in the early thirties sometimes - depending on whether the family had any money. Apparently they charged for the grub but would give it to the kids anyway...
I loved finding this thread. The pictures are great. My maternal grandparents lived in the Neckinger opposite the Fleece and we lived with them until I was 4. All I'd need is a picture of Joe Cappuccio's shop to make it complete. My Dad was born in Abbey Street and my grandparents and great grandpar...
A memorial to Bermondsey men who fell during World War One, at 2 Old Jamaica Road, the site of the old military training centre, which is currently being converted into flats. The grade-listed memorial details the names of 970 men who served in the 22nd Battalion of the Queen’s Regiment, which used...
- Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:03 pm
- Forum: History & War Years
- Topic: Druid Street Arch Bombing
- Replies: 7
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My mother and grandfather were in that arch, mum being a little girl (10) at the time. They lived in the Neckinger, as I did as a child in the 50s. My grandad was a railwayman and fire warden during the war, then later was an ack ack gunner in Southwark Park. God knows when he slept. Mum remembered ...