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Marjorie Pasley - World War II

Marjorie (Brown) Pasley was born in 1927 and lived in Margate, England, a town on the English Channel, when the country declared war on Germany in September, 1939. Her parents decided to send her to Stafford in Staffordshire County for three years during the war. She shares many memories of the war years, including the Battle of Britain, seeing wounded soldiers and prisoners of war. In 1953 she married Richard Pasley, an American, and immigrated to the United States in 1955.

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Marjorie Brown rides a pet donkey with her father’s assistance near their home in Margate, England, circa 1933. Her father raised donkeys.

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Margate, England

When:

Circa 1933

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Marjorie, circa 1938-39, prior to England’s declaration of war in September, 1939. She lived in Margate, England, on the English Channel, but her parents sent her to live in Stafford, near Wales, when the war began.

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Margate, England

When:

September, 1939

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Narrator’s photo

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Marjorie Brown, with her fiancé, Richard Pasley in her hometown of Margate, England, circa 1950. The couple were married in 1953, and came to the United States in 1955.

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Margate, England

When:

Circa 1950

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Narrator’s photo



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