Foxcroft Memories

1948 to 1953

By Gerald Millard

Holiday Trip to Clacton-on-Sea in 1951 Gerald Millard (front left), Paul Millard (Rear left), Miss Statham ((Rear right), Miss Nissen (Rear 2nd right)
Children with Miss Nissen Terry Hunt (left) and Gerald Millard (right)
Three Good Friends On the trip to Clacton-on Sea from left: Gerald Millard, Paul Millard, Terry Hunt
Clacton-on-Sea Holiday Paul Millard (left), Terry Hunt (right with ball), Gerald Millard (next to him in black shorts)
Paul Millard in the back garden of Foxcroft
The rear of Foxcroft

 

 

I lived at Foxcroft from 1948 until 1953. My brothers Paul and Chris were also there with me. I have very fond memories of being at Foxcroft.

I remember the Americans coming to the home every year and they were very good to us kids, We had pillow cases at the bottom of our beds full of fruit, chocolate and a big toy.

Miss Nissan was a lovely lady to all of us and was just like a mum. The back garden was a great play area for us and we played out there for hours every day, heaven. For holidays, I remember  we went on trips to Felixstowe and Clacton-on-Sea.

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