Tag Archives: World War II

Grace Rogers 1912 – 2000

She had a good innings but still she deserved to live a lot longer, a very happy and kind lady who lived through two wars. She married Stanley W. Rogers and had three children by him the first being Terry, … Continue reading

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Amy Wilkes 1898 – 1948

We remember our mother as a very quiet lady, whose life was a constant struggle. She always tried, when times were hard, to do the best for her three children. During the Second World War, food became scarce and rationing … Continue reading

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George Street 1920 – 1985

George went to work down “the Pit” at Kiveton Park starting on his 14th birthday. When World War 2 broke out coal mining became a reserved occupation and George worked in the mine throughout the war. This coalmine, like many … Continue reading

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