|Not the well-know 'man from the Pru' - |
the ubiquitous insurance agent collecting
weekly payments - but a postcard advert
for The Prudential in the USA
depicting Abraham Lincoln
9 February 2013
7th & 8th Feb 1943: crashed bomber update
7 Sun. Cold, clear, some pale sunshine in afternoon. All the children called; they seem to like to come.
8 Mon. Thick white hoar frost... Jack Bradley called in morning. Told the Prudential agent we wished to take out a policy for Anthony; he will put the business through. Mr Payne the landlord said the plane brought down early Monday morning Jan 18 crashed on Upper Green Caterham: this corrects my earlier report that it fell on All-farthing Down Purley. Four of the crew were burned to death the fifth baled out by parachute but he was soon captured. Walked to Morden to buy Dinky's meat.
Posted by Tony