Newspaper advert asking for homes for evacuees in Fife.
Entry in local air raid diary highlighting a bomb at Cliff Cottage, Chesterhill.
Extract from Wormit school log book recording air drill arrangements.
Fife County Air Raid Precautions Registration Card.
The air raid shelter was on the sea wall where the new houses are. It was set about 5 feet back from the edge. Standing at the door on the east end nearest the water corner that we used to store our canoes. Directly opposite was Don’s old Blacksmith shop and forge. Maybe about 20 ...
Anderson shelter at Woodhaven.
Newspaper cutting explaining arrangements in event of arrival of evacuees in Fife.
Extract from Wormit School log book explaining arrangements for evacuees.
Spent bullet cartridges found in Kilnburn, Newport, after a Spitfire had chased a German seaplane, forcing it down on the river.
Thank you certificate sent to Mrs George Motion of Newport for taking in evacuees.
Newscutting showing how children helped the war effort too.
Walter Fearn's Dunkirk Rescue Certificate.
Fancy dress parade in Newport High Street as part of the victory celebrations at the end of WW2. It was probably very soon after the end of the war - possibly VE Day. Note the absence of male onlookers. Ron Caird is the young cowboy.
This is the official certificate of thanks given to households who took in evacuees during World War II. This photo mentioned in the caption is of the Squibb family of Queen Street who were presented with this certificate.
Nurses passing the Blyth Hall as they form part of the parade from Kilnburn to St Thomas' Church during World War II. They are possibly members of Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps.
Officers No 2 Battalion Fife Home Guard. 29 November 1944. Back Row L-R: Lt W Theaker; Lt W W T Laird; Lt J Howie; Lt A Inglis; Lt W E D Cowley; Lt H Adamson; Lt J Lillie; Capt R W Simpson (Adj); Lt J W Kinnear; Lt T Graham, M.M.; Lt J J Southwood; Lt ...
Inspecting the (unseen) air cadets in RAF's Wings for Victory week 1943. Note the ornate railing which surrounded the Blyth Hall until taken away to make Spitfires - supposedly.
Record of air raid on St. Andrews when Newport rescue party assisted.
Sgt. J Bruce Lindsay of Wormit, who was seconded to the SOE to train troops in the Cairngorms. He was parachuted into the north of Norway in 1944 to aid the Norwegian resistance. Unfortunately the mission failed as one of the team was injured in the drop and captured. Sgt. Lindsay escaped with the help ...
'Courier' article thanking the people of Wormit for their kindness to evacuees.
Black Watch soldiers marching along Tay Street, Newport.
The Squibb family of Queen Street, pictured with their evacuees.
A happy group on West Road. The gentleman's cycling outfit is about as far removed from today's kit as can be imagined. Meanwhile, the two ladies comply with wartime fashion rules of single-breasted coats and jackets. No fabric must be wasted, and so the skirt in the middle is fairly short and has a pleat, ...