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I remember the Railway Bridge quite clearly, just before it, going towards Washwood Heath Road, there was a Greengrocers, on the right, and one thing that has always stuck in my mind is that he had a notice saying "Rabbitt's" (as spelled) for sale. I always wondered where he got them from...
My brother had Diptheria at the age of five in 1933 and was admitted to Little Bromwich Hospital but unfortunately he died , I was about three at the time and just about remember him. It was quite a while before I was told what had happened to him.Sad days for my parents.
I was Stationed at RAF Wig Bay, Stranraer, (1949 --1950) which was a Coastal Command M.U. it was here that many of the Sunderlands had their final resting place before being scrapped. There were dozens of them "Beached" together with a few "Catalinas" at a site which was called "Scar Point" ...
Hi All, The Astoria was also one of my "Locals" particularly when I lived in Rupert Street, pre war. One film in particular I remember was "Aloma Of The South Seas" with Dorothy Lamour. Another cinema was The "Aston Cross" where I saw "Dawn Patrol" with Errol Flynn and Basil Rathbone.
Hi Harry, I lived in Bridge Road 1942 - 1951 and went to Leigh Road School Washwood Heath. I remember the small general store in Hartopp Road where we got our milk etc. also used the "British
Restaurant" that was in the old college.Later 1950-51, I had a company van( Civic Radio Services )...