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Memories of Boreham

The American Airbase At Boreham In Essex

I used to live on The American Airbase at Boreham Airfield. There was the Ford's race track there which me and my brother used to go to. We nipped under the fence and watched the races and then collected all the corona bottles where we would go to the local shop and get money for them. There ...Read full memory

A memory of Boreham by Margaret Dennis

Boreham Airfield

I lived on the airfield from 1950 to 1956 and I remember it well. We lived in nissen huts that had been used by the Americans during the war. I attended Boreham school and we had to get on a Boons bus to get there. Has anyone got any old photos of the former village school? The huts were draughty and damp but we had ...Read full memory

Borham Airfeild

We used to live on Borham Airfield when I was four until eight. They were nissan huts made of corugated iron, they had no baths but they had  electric. We had to have a tin bath hanging outside. T think Robert Mitchum the actor's family lived there. They were called Miches. There was an old man who used to invite us ...Read full memory

A memory of Boreham by Pat Kings

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