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Dean Road - a Memory of Willesden.

We moved to 30 Dean Road in 1948 and I went to St Andrews school then onto Dudden Hill Secondry Modern School. Our flat had a side entrance which came out onto Grove Road. We also used to play out in the road with my 2 brothers Ron and Colin. I joined the Boys Brigade at Huddlestone Road then later I joined the 1906 Squadron ATC in Neasden. In 1954 I went into the RAF and trained as a photographer and then was posted to RAF Laarbruch in Germany to 69 Squadron photo recce. After leaving the RAF in 1959 I got a job in Wright's the hardware store across the road from Park Avenue on the High Road where I delivered parafin to our customers, I had to fill 5 gallon jerry cans and load them into a Morris van then off on my rounds, after finishing I would help serving in the shop, I later got a job at the new Express Dairy bottling plant in Ruislip as a maintaince fitters mate.


A memory shared by Peter Ashby on Aug 7th, 2013.
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