Memories of Bootle in the Blitz
Read about the experiences of Bootle people during the Second World War below.
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WE HAD TO MOVE TO WALES BECAURSE OF BOMBS I MISSED MY MUM AND DAD
My Mother of 91 would talk about going to the air raid shelter and returning home to a flatened street
my grandad was in the war so i wanted to share his memory
silky the fairy
MY GRANDAD WAS IN THE WAR SO I WANT TO SHARE HIS MEMORIES.
in the war my street was bombed and i am glad i live there now because it has history and in some pubs in bootle it has a picture of my street in the war. x
i lost my grandad in the war my mum told me and now i go and visit his grave RIP grandad
my father was evacuated from vorkes crescent bootle to wales in the war he lost both his parents
I'm too young to have war time memories but my auntie who grew up in Cowper Street said when they were bombed one night, their piano ended up in her best friends bedroom along the street
St James' church bootle, chesnut grove off marsh lane is celebrating 125 years this year. on the 3rd june 2012 there will be a celebration for the work and sharing of memories of the bootle marsh lane area. keep the memories alive
St JAMES CHURCH BOOTLE
MY GRANDAD WAS EVACUATED TO FLINT AND HE RAN AWAY 3 TIMMES.
MUM TELLING ME ABOUT HAVING AN AIR RAID SHELTER IN HER BACK YARD IN BEDFORD ROAD BOOTLE!
I was born during the war but I do remember the street party at the end!
my great grandma lived in Bootle and was evacuated.I feel really sorry for her.
bootle is a very nice place now but when i seen them pictues i can imagine what is was like then xx
imogen bieber cole murs laviscount xxx
My grandad said that when he was younger that he was evacuated to the countryside. he said he could see and hear the planes go over the house
my grandad said he got bombed and saw his mother, my great grandma, die infrontof him ;p
great grandad was an engerneer in the war
my grandmother told me that she losther brother because of the bombing