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Long Lost Contact - a Memory of Wylam.
In 1952 I was serving in the Royal Air Force at R.A.F. Ouston, not far from Wylam. One evening there was a dance in the NAAFI and a number of young ladies came from the Castle Hill Convalescent Home by coach. I met and danced with a Miss Betty Lowry and we became good friends. I used to walk from camp to Wylam regularly to meet her, approaching the Home via the bridge. This lasted until I was posted to the Middle East, Iraq and Jordan. The only contact address I had for letters was the Castle Hill Convalescent Home. During my time away Betty met another young man and we stopped corresponding. She did write to me once after I returned to the U.K. but, by this time I was about to get married and we didn't make contact again.
I often think of her and wonder how her life worked out?
A memory shared by on Sep 11th, 2008. Send Peter Turner a message
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