Old Photos of Witham

Myrtle Wielzynska (nee Beardwell) and her husband Walerian

Ref: M3046

Myrtle (nee Beardwell), of Faulkbourne and Witham, and her husband Walerian, with their dog. They first met in 1945 at Belsen Concentration Camp, when Walerian was an inmate, and Myrtle was working there with the Allies. Myrtle wrote a book about her experiences, “Aftermath”, published in 1953.

SourceRuth Beardwell
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