Old Photos of Witham

Second-world war navy officers visiting Witham

Taken: 1943, Ref: M538

Second-world war navy officers visiting Witham. They came from a corvette, HMS Chelmer, based at Harwich, which Witham had adopted. Mrs Nell Turner (Maureen’s mother) was one of the prime movers. The men included Nicki who was in the Greek navy, and front left is probably Sub-lieutenant Allan Attwood. Possibly in the Turner’s garden behind 54 Newland Street.

RefM538
Date taken1943
SourceHelen Lepper
Posted on Full size 1388 × 1968

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