October 10, 2013

1940 – Buy a bomber

AUGUST 1940

Local organisations have been notified of the ‘Buy A Bomber’ scheme. Mr F.W. Gentle, Avenue House, is the Treasurer and Mr A Kidd, 2 Manor Road, is the Secretary.

SEPTEMBER 1940

Following house to house collections the bomber fund now stands at £63 7s 1d and the committee raising the funds are hoping to reach £100. The following have given donations so far:

Individual contributors
Messrs F.J. Mount & Son – £5 5s
Dr E.V. Beaumont – £5
Messrs F.W. Gentle & Sons – £5
Mrs Beales (Weeting) – £3 15s
Miss H Owles – £3 3s
Mr S Chapman and family – £3
Mr & Mrs George Whitta – £2 2s
Mr & Mrs William Green – £2
Mr G Morse – £1
Mrs C.T. Knight (Sidcup) 10s
Mr & Mrs A.E. Malt 10s
House to house collections
Thetford Road – £9 2s 6d
London Road – £3 16s 11½dLondon Road – £3 12s 10½d
High Street – £3 9d 9s
Market Hill, George Street & Bury Road – £2 10s 8d
Town Street – £2 1s 9d
Mile End, Park View & Coronation Place – £1 5s 6d
Manor Road & Church Road – 16s 3d
Ram Hotel (collection box) – 16s 4d
Secretary box number 1 – £2 0s 7½d
Secretary box number 2 – £2 8s 10½d

The contributions to the ‘Buy A Bomber’ fund are continuing and the total now stands at £88 11s 3½d. The following have also recently given donations:

Mr Grady – £10 10s
Brandon W.I. – £5
Brandon Hall – £3 2s
Messrs Moss & Potter – £2 2s
Flintknappers (collection box) – £1 18s 2d
Santon Downham – £1 6s 6½d
Rev Tyrell H Green – 10s 6d
Miss Davies – 10s
Mrs Dyer – 5s