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The donor on her wedding day with her husband Albert Lane, September 20th 1941. They met whilst working for the Co-Op, the donor as manageress of the drapery department and her husband as a bread delivery man. Mr Lane wore his army uniform for his wedding, as can be seen in this photograph, the donor made her own dress. Shortly after their wedding her husband left for his posting in the south of England, where he was stationed on anti-aircraft emplacements. Mrs Lane had been transferred at this time, due to wartime shortages there was very little to be done in a drapery department. She was made manageress of the Co-Op food department and continued to do this throughout the war years, combining her daily duties with frequent sleepless nights taking turn on A.R.P. 'fire watch'.
The donor on her wedding day with her husband Albert Lane, September 20th 1941. They met whilst working for the Co-Op, the donor as manageress of the drapery department and her husband as a bread delivery man. Mr Lane wore his army uniform for his wedding, as can be seen in this photograph, the donor made her own dress. Shortly after their wedding her husband left for his posting in the south of England, where he was stationed on anti-aircraft emplacements. Mrs Lane had been transferred at this time, due to wartime shortages there was very little to be done in a drapery department. She was made manageress of the Co-Op food department and continued to do this throughout the war years, combining her daily duties with frequent sleepless nights taking turn on A.R.P. 'fire watch'.
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The donor on her wedding day with her husband Albert Lane, September 20th 1941. They met whilst working for the Co-Op, the donor as manageress of the drapery department and her husband as a bread delivery man. Mr Lane wore his army uniform for his wedding, as can be seen in this photograph, the donor made her own dress. Shortly after their wedding her husband left for his posting in the south of England, where he was stationed on anti-aircraft emplacements. Mrs Lane had been transferred at this time, due to wartime shortages there was very little to be done in a drapery department. She was made manageress of the Co-Op food department and continued to do this throughout the war years, combining her daily duties with frequent sleepless nights taking turn on A.R.P. 'fire watch'.
Date of work:
1941
Reference number:
GB124.DPA/1484/21
Level of description:
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COMPONENT
Language:
English
Record number:
7495064
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