War Baby - a Memory of Ditchling.

My mother was evacuated , and I was born in Greenhedges, Westmeston on 22/12/1940. Servicemen came from a nearby camp - USA I believe - and one made the comment “Looks just like Winston Churchill” 😂 I might add, I was due on Christmas Day, but the Dr. didn’t want to come out - so I was induced! A towel was pulled tight under Mum’s boobs, and a nurse laid across her to force me out! BARBARIC😂😂 that’s why I’ve got big, wide feet!

A memory shared by Pam O’brien on Oct 30th, 2020. Send Pam O’brien a message

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