The Bourne Society Bulletin 201 - Recollections - 1939-1945

Recollections 1939 - 1945
The Bourne Society

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Bulletin 201 – August 2005


During World War II my parents, sister and myself were living in Chaldon Road, Caterham on the Hill. Our cottage was in a row of four, just past Hiltons’ bakery and shop. Several incidents happened during the war in which our family were involved.

1st September 1940 at Addison Road-

Firstly during a daylight raid during the Battle of Britain on 1st September 1940, my grandparents and their newly married grand-daughter were killed, and a daughter injured. They lived in Addison Road, Caterham, close to Kenley airfield …


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