Nobby Clarke Pilgrims Wood - a Memory of Guildford.
Remember my young childhood days at pilgrims WOOD sandy lane childrens home.1944.
The searchlights & BARRAGE BALLOONS up on the hogs back.
Playing in the woods building camps with BRACKEN & CLIMING TREES BIRDNESTING ETC
such wonderfull times ...
I had come from LONG BARN NURSERY IN SEVENOAKS.
IT WAS A REFUGE FOR BOMBED OUT BABIES IN LONDON.
WILLIAM CAXTON WAS
BORN THEIR ALLSO CHARLIE CHAPLIN LIVED THEIR & LINDBURG THE PILOT. It was owned by
SACKVILLE WEST THE NOVELIST. .
I went to ST. NICHOLAS school.on the coach that picked up CHILDREN from the village at LITTLTON.
I remember the loud dailey noise of a mechanical saw
Shreaking noise of cutting wood at GLOVERS FARM
I WILL NEVER FORGET THOSE WONDERFUL TIMES & THE DEDICATION OF THE NURSES .ETC..
I MOVED ON TO OTHER HOMES UNTILL I LEFT SCHOOL & STARTED WORK AS AN APPRENTICE
CHEF AT THE BANQUETING HALLS
THE GREAT EASTERN HOTEL LONDON.. .
I THEN STARTED A MILITARY CAREER 22.YR
TO THE RANK WARRANT OFFICER.
& THEN settled DOWN in FARNBOUGH ..CATERING ....ANTUQUES.....CHUFFER...DEE JAY..LAKESIDE CLUB.; NOW 80 YRS OLD .LIVING IN PORTAGAL.
LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT.
& ; ALWAYS LOOK TO THE FUTURE.
THX TO ALL THOSE PEOPLE I HAVE MET .
FREDERICK ( NOBBY) CLARKE.
A memory shared by on Jan 17th, 2019.
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