Cuppa and Comfortat Benfleet zoomA hot drink at last for two young evacuees from Canvey at a reception centre in BenfleetFrom the Echo Photo ArchiveAuthor By Janet PennPage added 13/06/2017 Comments about this pageThis was me and my brotherBy Francis Phillips (16/09/2020)We lived on Lakeside Path. I remember the army coming with a boat, they took us to Lakeside corner and a soldier took my wellies off and emptying the water out and saying there are no fish in here, before he put me in the Army wagon.By Francis Phillips (16/09/2020) Add a comment about this pageYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Your comment:Name * Email * I consent to my name and e-mail address being stored along with this comment, and to the website editors communicating with me by e-mail about the comment if necessary. My name may be published alongside the comment on the website, but my e-mail address will not be published. My information will not be shared with any third party (see our Privacy Statement - opens in a new window). * Δ Great Flood1953 Flood MapAerial View of Flooded CanveyAnxious WaitBringing Home the VictimsCanvey Point?Cuppa and ComfortDave King EntertainsIs this Canvey Island?Rebuilding the WallsSafe At LastSeawall Repair TeamSilent StreetThe Long Trek to Safety Share thisFacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin
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This was me and my brother
We lived on Lakeside Path. I remember the army coming with a boat, they took us to Lakeside corner and a soldier took my wellies off and emptying the water out and saying there are no fish in here, before he put me in the Army wagon.
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