1945 VE Street Party at Meadow Road, Hadleigh

Bob Delderfield
  1. Cliff Lammas22. Victor Cowling
  2. Brian Cockbain23.
  3. Tony Marsh24. Ray Haggar
  4. Mike Cockbain25. Joyce Lammas
  5. David Cockbain26. Eric Lammas
  6. Joan Buckley (later Blythe)27. Alfred Cowling
  7. Mrs Turnidge28. Sheila Cockbain
  8.??? Marsh29. Billy Lammas
  9.30. Kathleen Cockbain
10. Winnie Lammas31. Eileen Lander
11. Mr Gibbs32. ??? Turnidge
12. John Haggar34. Molly ???
13. Len Cowling35. Janet Gibbs
14. Rex Turnidge36. Mrs Haggar
15. Derek Owen36.
16. Eddie Turnidge37.
17. Doug Buckley38. Ethel Chapman
18. Len Buckley39. David Gibbs
19. ??? Cowling40. Mrs Gibbs
20. Marion Cowling41.
21. Eileen Cowling

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . This is one of several parties held in Hadleigh to celebrate the end of WW2 hostilities in Europe. In Britain, the allied victory was announced on the evening of Tuesday 7th May 1945. The following day – Wednesday 8th May – was declared a national holiday, known as Victory in Europe (VE) Day, and parties were held all over the country on VE Day and on succeeding days.

Notes:
Photo from Bob Delderfield.
Most names from Derek Owen.
Some names from Olive Turnidge.

If you know any of the missing or incomplete names or if you notice any errors then please leave a comment or send an e-mail to admin@hadleighhistory.org.uk. The names in the article will be updated when new or corrected information is received.

A pdf document with the numbered photo and names is available for download. This will be updated in line with the names above. A pdf document with an original version of the photo suitable for printing is also available.

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