CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR TROOPER DEVEREUX'S DAUGHTER: CHRISTMAS IN WARTIME, PINNER, MIDDLESEX, DECEMBER 1944

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  • D 23010
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In the living room of their home at 28 Marsworth Avenue, Pinner, Mrs Devereux and her daughter Jean enjoy a Christmas tea party, with four of Jean's friends. The table is laden with sandwiches and mince pies. In the background, the Christmas tree which is a gift from her father, serving in Italy, can be seen. The tree was purchased through the 'Gifts to Home League' of the YMCA. A portrait of Trooper Devereux is just visible decorating one of the branches, near to the top of the tree.

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Christmas 1944 in the Devereux house in Pinner. The Christmas tree was a gift from Mr Devereux, who was serving in Italy. The tree was purchased through the 'Gifts to Home League' of the YMCA.

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