John and Doris Barton

Nothing To Eat But A Can Of Soup

By Gina Da Cunha

Shipwrecked off the coast of Algiers

Nothing to eat but a can of soup!

What happened next?

A kit-bag survives and is full of woodbines!

Photo:John in wartime

John in wartime

Photo from WRVS Heritage Plus Archive

Photo:John today

John today

Photo from WRVS Heritage Plus Archive

Photo:Doris in 1942

Doris in 1942

Photo from WRVS Heritage Plus Archive

Photo:Doris today

Doris today

Photo from WRVS Heritage Plus Archive

John Barton

13th Squadron

Royal Air Force

Served:

1940-1946

North Africa

What did the sessions mean to you?

"I was very interested in hearing what happened to other people."

Doris Barton

Barrage Balloon Operator, East London

Women's Auxiliary Air Force

Served:

Operator call up electrican, in Sterling Bomber and operational Lancaster aircraft from 1942-1946.

This page was added by Gina Da Cunha on 27/03/2008.

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