Returning Home

While many children returned, some remained in Cornwall for different reasons. Some families joined their children in Cornwall, and sadly some parents were casualties of the war.

Some children were happy to return, and others found it very difficult to leave the place that had become their home.

In this section ...

Staying Transformed My Life

Staying Transformed My Life

Danny Green shares his memories of remaining in Cornwall after the evacuation had ended.

Many Years Later

Many Years Later

Julia Sanders talks about of the impact of evacuation on her and her aunt.

Returning Home

Returning Home

Julia Sanders shares what happened upon her returning home.

The Journey Home

The Journey Home

Train fares and sandwiches for the journey.

Thanks from London

Thanks from London

Letters and certificate thanking a host family in Fowey for their care of two evacuees

Returning to the City

Returning to the City

Animation about returning to the city

London 1942

London 1942

Clip of original footage from public information film, 'London 1942'

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