Comments

Sound recording of Beryl Gully, née Henwood, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 12/11/2004 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Gully speaks about the relief at a calm liberation, her fiancée in the armed force who came back later from Southampton, their wedding and the reception with the rationing, the Red Cross parcels, going to London with her husband and waiting for his demobilisation, the surrender being signed, the British troops, her husband job at the JEC, the entertainment after the Occupation, the bus service, the battle of flowers, being a housewife, and watching the coronation on television.

Reference

C/D/P/P1/34

Date

November 12th 2004

Names

Jersey Heritage Trust
Nicolle, Stuart
Gully, Beryl, née Henwood
Henwood, Beryl Joyce
Jersey Electricity Co

Keywords

history | oral history | sound recordings | sound | Liberation | Occupation | soldiers | telephones | Weddings | receptions | Rationing | Red Cross parcels | London | demobilisation | signatures | troops | works | entertainments | Buses | Battle of Flowers | housewives | Coronation | televisions

Dimensions

1 digital sound recording

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

Digital Sound Recording. Ask at Helpdesk for Access.

Closed until

2100

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