Sailor And Wife On Wedding Day, early 1950s

1953

About this memory

Bill and Jenny Dunlevy.

Bill was a crew member on the HMS Exeter when it was sunk during the Battle of the Java Sea. He became a prisoner of war and worked in mines on the Japanese mainland. He was just thirty miles away when the first atomic bomb used in warfare was dropped on Hiroshima.

[Jenny Dunlevy was the aunt of Bill Garden's wife Janet]

Donor number: 0237-010

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