Friday, May 17, 2013

The 'ELMES' of Teddington

The Teddington ‘Elmes Family’ in WW2. This photo frame travelled all round North Africa and Italy and was safely brought back to Teddington.( Ken and Alan standing, Vernon and Pauline on s tool)
The family was ‘evacuated’ to other family members in Hensdrige, Somerset when the flying bombs started to arrive. Their own home in Clonmel Road was severely damaged by high explosive bomb on houses opposite, spending a few hours buried in there garden Anderson shelter by door, windows and roof from their own home.