This page contains requests for help,particularly with regard to people who wish to be reunited with those that they knew during the war. There are also photographs of Channel Island evacuees which are in need of identification. Please contact me if you can help by using the Comments box at the foot of this webpage.
Below is a photograph of Channel Island Evacuees in Wakefield, Yorkshire, can you recognise anyone?
2. Do you know Patrick Nolan, or his family? Patrick evacuated to Britain in June 1940 with his brother Victor. I have no other information as yet.
3. Looking for Guernsey evacuee Jessica Morrison Meir – Scottish by birth – who was evacuated to Rochdale. A friend there would love to get back in touch.
4. John David Goodwin was evacuated to Bury with the Notre Dame du Rosiare school, but cannot remember the name of the people who he was billeted with until his mother found him. Can you help?
5. Does anyone know Milly Parker (her maiden name) who was evacuated as a helper with St Josephs school to Stockport in June 1940? Her friend Maureen Dorrian would love to get in contact with Milly.
6. Does anyone know Stanley Bienvenu or his family? Stanley was evacuated to Stockport in 1940 and I would love to contact him.
7. I have been contacted by Pamela Bougourd, an evacuee from Guernsey who spent the war in Huddersfield. She was great friends with a local girl, Betty Mitchell (that was her maiden name) who lived on Hopkinson Rd, Sheepridge, Huddersfield in 1945. Both were in their very early teens in 1945. I would love to reunite them if possible. If you know Betty, please can you let her know?
UPDATE: Betty was found via the Huddersfield Examiner newspaper! And thank you to everyone who helped me via twitter too.
8. Does anyone remember the Banneville family who were evacuated to Birmingham and Glasgow? A family member would love to know more about their wartime lives.
9. Does anyone remember the Lamiot family who were evacuated to Baildon? A family member would love to know more.
10. Does anyone have information on a boat called ‘Mayflower’ which was used to evacuate people from Guernsey during the early part of the Occupation? It was owned by a Mr. or Dr. Falla. I believe it sailed to Dartmouth.
11. Do you know the whereabouts of evacuee Roy Gilliard? He and his mother moved into a house in Baker Street, Heaton Norris, Stockport. Also looking for evacuees John Philipson (or Phillips) and Angela Collins who went to Stockport. A Stockport wartime friend would love to get back in touch with these 3 evacuees.
12. The family of Roy Guilbert Cowling is looking for information about his evacuation. Can you help?
13. Does anyone remember Miriam Russell, a young mother who was evacuated to Stockport/Manchester in 1940 with her two infants? Her family would love to know more about her brief time there, as she passed away within a few months of arriving there.
14. Looking for evacuees Pat or Frank Le Page who lived with Ernest and Carrie Hewitt in Bulkeley, Cheshire – their neice Eva Carr would love to get back in touch with you!
15. Does anyone remember evacuee Alice Le Long? She may have been evacuated to the Stockport/Marple area, and her family would love to know more about her evacuation experiences.
16. The photograph below shows Mrs Saltmarsh, a Guernsey evacuee who lived in Stockport, Cheshire, during the war. Thank you for the help you gave me in finding Mrs Saltmarsh’s son! However, he would love to know more about the Saltmarsh’s time in England, as he was very young at the time. His parents lived in a road called ‘Whitefield’, in Heaton Norris, and his grandparents lived above the chemist shop in Great Moor on Buxton Road. His cousin worked in the chemist shop and her name was Barbara Courtel, do you remember her? Do contact me if so.
17. I recently obtained this ‘Guernsey Evacuation Commemorative glass/vase’ which was found in Southern England. Do you know anything about it? The wording along the top reads ‘From Guernsey to England, June 1940′
18. Looking for Guernsey evacuee Ivan Le Roy who was evacuated to Bury during WW2. Members of the family who cared for him during the war would love to write to him.
19. Do you know Gordon Curry (or Currie) who was a resident of Bury during WW2? An evacuee from Jersey who knew him during the war wants to get back in touch.
20. Edward Studley lived in Barnston Wirral near to Irby during the war and was friends with an evacuee from Guernsey possibly called Peter Propeller(or Le Pelley??) who could now be 77 years does anyone know this name. The surname could have been mispronounced but Edward would love to make contact with Peter again.
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