Socks for the Boys!

My Great Aunt Norah's wartime diaries, 1938-1948

Tag Archives: sailor

Dearest Dimples: letters from a saucy sailor

‘Dearest Norah’: as March runs into April, Jim takes the lead in stepping up the level of intimacy with his sixteen year-old correspondent. He teases her with his suggestion that … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · 4 Comments

‘Wrote back to my minesweeper’: introducing sailor Jim

J. Lowman 2 Mess HMS Elgin GPO London 26.2.1941 Dear Friend, I have just received a lovely pair of hand knitted socks, from our Naval Base comfort fund.  Seeing your … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 3 Comments
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