11 September 2012

5 to 7 September 1942:salvoes of bombs

5 Sat. ...Warning from 12.5 to 12.20 p.m.: distant gunfire. Shopping locally then to Wimbledon along rail path to buy fish.

6 Sun. ...Cycled to Pontifex's at Worcester Park to see to their wireless set which is now first rate. While there the sirens sounded at 4.55 all clear at 5.17 p.m. no incident. Mrs.Akroyd called.

7 Mon. ...Uncle Tom & Aunt Nellie came in morning, gave them some rhubarb, tomatoes and cakes. Cycled to Morden top buy fish. Margaret called with some typescripts. In evening to Mrs.Akroyd's to fit new high tension and grid bias batteries to her wireless - going very well. Warning at 10.45 p.m. About two machines dropped parachute flares, incendiaries and two salvoes of bombs some miles to N.E. All clear at 11.35 p.m. The raid was on Enfield.

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