Mantle Oral History Project
Speaker: Underwood, William, 1910 - , Interviewee, Male, Omnibus driver;
Speaker: Peace, S., Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls taking in evacuees during the Second World War. Talks about first evacuees from Perry Bar, Birmingham, John Webster and Brian Wilkes, who attended the local junior school. Recalls children from Ipswich staying after the others returned, then evacuees from Coventry coming, who remained family friends for many years. Talks about allocation of evacuees. Mentions living in the same house since 1934 and talks about his wife and daughter.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Recording Date: 27/4/1990
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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