Evacuated to Fakenham - A 1941 Wartime Diary written by schoolboy Frederick Parker

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Evacuated to Fakenham - A 1941 Wartime Diary written by schoolboy Frederick Parker

Evacuated to Fakenham - A 1941 Wartime Diary written by schoolboy Frederick Parker

Booklet published by the Fakenham Community Archive, 48 pages. A5 size booklet (N6037)

Arranged as a chronological diary, with short entries made on each day, this booklet provides a fascinating insight into how one schoolboy experienced the Second World War...

From the rear side cover: Frederick William Parker was born in London on 16th October 1926, the third of seven children. He was a very intelligent child and won a scholarship to the Central Foundation School - a Grammar School. The whole school was evacuated to the market town of Fakenham in Norfolk during the Second World War to escape the bombing. In the meantime Frederick's family relocated to Luton, in Bedfordshire, and this was the 'home' he went to during the school holidays. This handwritten diary was kept every day for nearly a year during 1941 when Frederick was 14 as a record of his everyday life during the evacuation...

Condition of the booklet is generally very good. The covers are clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. 

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