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This photograph is of a VE Day party which shows most (not all) of the children grouped in front of the east side, even numbers, of Rugby Place.
I have listed all the names known to me, starting from bottom left sitting on the kerb, returning from the right in the next row, and so on. If I have got any wrong please accept my apologies
Christine Porter, Marian Forrest, Andrew Forrest, Barbara Dart, ‘Bubbles’ Stevens, unknown, Margot Hooley (baby in front might have been a Forrest), Pauline Jones, unknown, unknown, Gwen Harries*, Raymond Cox, John Darby, Brian Hatley.
Johnny Ball, Ralph Harries, ? Besser, Bob Taylor, Ginger Hooley, (toddler in front unknown), Shirley Grinstead, David Harries, Ken Fish or Finch (yawning), girl unknown, Billy Hatley, boy Scout unknown, Twin sisters name unknown, Alan Dart (with Hitler moustache!), Joan Chase, ? Stevens, unknown, Jacky Jones (with helmet), unknown, a Ball sister, Ruth Hope.
Tommy Ball, another Ball, unknown, Anne Downard, Shirley Jones, Jean Cox, ?Fish, unknown, unknown, unknown, Ernie Hope, unknown.
Do you recognise yourself or anyone else here? Do you remember this party? Can you share any memories of this time? If you can share with us, please leave a comment below.