An oral history interview with Dennis Cavell. Interview Date 22/03/13
Born in 1939 Dennis was very young during the war (6 when it ended) but does have some good early memories of his own, but many are of his father, Leonard Cavell, who was in the Home Guard and employed at Redbridge Railway Works.
Some of Den’s recollections include AA guns firing, home-made bomb shelter at the bottom of the garden and during the raids his dad would give a running commentary.
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Interviewed by: David Larder
Transcription by: John Martin
Audio Editor: Gareth Owen