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Anker Street

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Glenfield Avenue, Weddington

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High Street

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Bermuda Village

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Riversley Park 1945

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Children of Chilvers Coton celebrate at Swinnerton School Hall

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Residents of Edward Street & Coton Road V E Day 1945

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Barton Road Street Party - with Mayor of Nuneaton Cllr J C S Dickens

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Residents of Norman Avenue

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Stanley Road

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Botterill Street

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Outside 7 Castle Road, Weddington

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May 13th 1945 and a parade forms to march through Nuneaton

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20th February 1946 & Nuneaton Co-op hold a "Welcome Home Dinner" for their employees returning to their jobs after serving in His Majesties Forces

AS WELL AS CELEBRATING THOSE WHO RETURNED HOME FROM WORLD WAR 2 - WE MUST NOT FORGET THOSE SERVICE PERSONNEL & CIVILIANS WHO SADLY DID NOT

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The stone marking the mass grave at Oaston Road cemetery who were killed in air raids on the town and 

whose identity is unknown

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Charles Thomas (Civilian) dies 17 May 1941 aged 74

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Driver Ivor Edwards killed 31 August 1942 aged 24

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Ernest Ebery (fireman) Air Raid Casualty Nuneaton air raid 17 May 1941

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Flt Leut Ernest Taylor killed 23rd August 1944

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George Veasey 1608759 killed 28 August 1941 Aged 30

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John William Riddell killed 24 March 1945 Aged 22

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Leading Stoker Reginald Tallis killed 22 July 1943 aged 26

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Leslie Morris killed 7 November 1944 aged 24

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Peter Slater killed in action at Anzio, Italy 28 February 1944 aged 19

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Sgt Frank Whetstone killed July 6th 1943

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Stanley Long killed 24 February 1945 aged 20 years

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Billy Whitehall Died 8 July 1944 aged 26 years..

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How To Make A Knit or Crochet a Poppy is below 


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- can you knit or crochet some poppies for Nuneaton Memories ?

Originally these were for the 75th anniversary of V E Day on May 8th - this looks like the commemorations in Nuneaton will be delayed until August 15th (V J Day) at the earliest or even Remembrance Sunday in November.
WE STILL NEED POPPIES !

 ONCE YOUR POPPIES ARE READY - PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO NuneatonMemories@btinternet.com with contact phone number and we will call you


PLEASE COME BACK TO THIS PAGE END OF APRIL AS IT WILL FEATURE 

V E DAY PHOTOS

 

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Poppy patterns.pdf
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Here is another pattern - you can download by clicking the PDF icon on the left

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CROCHET PATTERN

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SIMPLE CROCHETED POPPY.pdf
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The crochet pattern below can be downloaded by clicking icon on the left

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