Michael John Turk

Image accompanying MP3 audio clip: Michael 1 ( KB)

Michael 1

Michael remembers attending Tredworth Infants and Junior Schools in the 1930s, and the arrival of electricity in the late 1930s.

Michael 2

Michael remembers air raid shelters in the grounds of Tredworth School and elsewhere in the Tredworth area.

Michael 3

Michael remembers leisure time as a child in Tredworth, including trips to Robinswood Hill.

Michael 4

Michael remembers the railings being removed from Tredworth to aid the war effort, and also reminisces about blackouts.

Tredworth Infants' and Junior Schools in World War 2

By Paul Evans

Michael lived during the 1930s at 83 Tredworth Road, although the photograph to the right shows him in the garden of 40 New Street.

He remembers attending Tredworth Infants and Junior Schools during the late 1930s, and reminisces about Tredworth during The Second World War.

Photo:Selina Turk, Michael's mother, by the railings outside 83 Tredworth Rd, mentioned in clip 4

Selina Turk, Michael's mother, by the railings outside 83 Tredworth Rd, mentioned in clip 4

Photo:Michael John Turk photographed in the Fielding & Platt Drawing Office on 15 January 1951, two weeks before he joined the RAF

Michael John Turk photographed in the Fielding & Platt Drawing Office on 15 January 1951, two weeks before he joined the RAF


This page was added by Paul Evans on 24/02/2012.