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My Dad Ray New recalls being sent to Suntrap School, Hayling Island round about 1948, as he was "delicate". He would have been about 9-10 years old. He recalls helping to manually drain the chests of asthmatic children. He has a photograph of a boys' cricket team from those days and in it he believes (...Read full memory)
From 1944 to 1947, aged four to seven, I had tuberculosis and was a patient at Lord Mayor Treloar's Hospital in Alton, during which time I spent six months at the convalescent hospital in Sandy Point. Visiting was still restricted to nine Sundays per year, but while I was there my parents and (...Read full memory)