Acton Evacuees 1939-1942

Acton Evacuees 1939-1942
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DHRG No:103087
Format:Portable Document Format (.pdf)
On Friday 1st September 1939 children from Acton Central School and other Acton schools boarded a train at Acton main line station for Kingsbridge in Devon. The Girls remained there while the boys (with two of their sisters) were accommodated in Dartmouth. War with Germany was declared two days later. The school remained in Dartmouth and Kingsbridge until 1942.