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Evacuees

Evacuees arrive from Walthamstow
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picture from Rushden Echo & Argus Dec 8th 1939 - from microfilm viewer)

Evacuees also came from Colchester - a garrison town - some to
Alfred Street School where sadly, a bomb killed three evacuee girls.



On September 1st 1939 the first Evacuees from London arrived
(
picture from Rushden Echo & Argus Dec 29th 1939 - from microfilm viewer)

If you were an Evacuee in Rushden and would like to share your memories with us, please contact us.


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