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  • LONDON EVACUEES TO DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

    LONDON EVACUEES TO DEVON AND CORNWALL, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Freddie King of Bovingdon Road, Fulham, London hugs a chicken whilst sitting on a gate in Totnes, South Devon in 1941.

  • LUXEMBOURGERS IN ENGLAND: EVACUEES IN SURREY, 1942

    LUXEMBOURGERS IN ENGLAND: EVACUEES IN SURREY, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Five year old Andrew and three year old Jacqueline say their prayers before settling down to sleep at the house in which they are staying, somewhere in Surrey. The original caption states that they are remembering their grandparents, still in Luxembourg...

  • FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

    FROM THE CHILDREN OF AMERICA TO THE CHILDREN OF BRITAIN: THE WORK OF KILRONAN NURSERY, WOKING, SURREY, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Boys and girls play in the snow in the grounds of the large house in Woking, Surrey, that is Kilronan nursery, January/February 1941.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    A group of evacuees from Bristol carry bags, suitcases and gas masks as they walk off the platform upon arrival at Brent station. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of Devon.

  • EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    EVACUEES FROM BRISTOL TO KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    A female doctor examines a young boy for head lice in the corridor of a train as they travel from Bristol to Devon. A second boy smiles for the camera beside them. About 175 children were evacuated at this time from Bristol to the Kingsbridge area of...

  • LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

    LEARNING BY ACTING: EDUCATION THROUGH THEATRE FOR EVACUEES AT A 'CAMP SCHOOL', MARCHANT'S HILL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Mr Fry (centre) supervises the older boys as the repair boots in the workshop at Marchant's Hill School. In the foreground, the other boys paint scenery, make swords that will come out of their scabbards, and construct masts and the sides of ships...

  • A VILLAGE SAVES: NATIONAL SAVINGS IN LEWKNOR, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1941

    A VILLAGE SAVES: NATIONAL SAVINGS IN LEWKNOR, OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    Mrs Scott helps two pupils at the village school in Lewknor with the posters they are drawing for a competition organised by the National Savings Committee. The best of these posters will be sent to London to be judged as part of the competition.

  • THE EVACUATION SCHEME IN BRITAIN, 1939

    THE EVACUATION SCHEME IN BRITAIN, 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    An early start to evacuation is made by children of Myrdle School in Stepney. The children assembled at school at 5am on Friday 1 September 1939. This photograph shows evacuees and adults walking along a street carrying suitcases and gas mask boxes....

  • LONDON EVACUEES OUT AND ABOUT IN READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1940

    LONDON EVACUEES OUT AND ABOUT IN READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A group of smiling evacuees with gas mask boxes hold hands on a walk in Reading. These boys and girls were originally from the Galleywall Road area of Rotherhithe in Kent.

  • SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    SCHOOL FOR EVACUEES: EVERYDAY LIFE AT MARCHANT'S HILL CAMP SCHOOL, HINDHEAD, SURREY, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    A school meeting in progress at Marchant's Hill School, Hindhead. Chairing the meeting is 14 year old Vic Randall (left). The meeting is being held in one of the large wooden huts which serve as accommodation and classrooms at the school.

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