Memories of an Italian PoW’s gift

Margaret Norcliffe
Author: Gareth Owen

An oral history interview with Margaret Norcliffe.  Interview Date 11/10/13

Born 1942.  Father had a garage in Woodside Road, Southbourne, which carried out maintenance on trucks for the Army and American GIs and also from Setley. Has a toy truck made for her when she was 2 by an Italian prisoner of war at Setley (now donated to the project).  Has documents from when her father was in the Home Guard.  She learnt to drive at Holmsley South.







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Interviewed by: Gareth Owen
Transcription by: Sue Jackson
Checked by: John Martin
Audio Editor: Cosmic Carrot

Date: 1945

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