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Gorleston Holiday Camp - War Years

The camp was used as an army training camp during the Second World War. This web site shows articles and photographs

  

 http://www.far-eastern-heroes.org.uk/private_5776807/html/enlisting_and_training.htm

UK Holiday Camps

 Comprehensive list of UK Holiday Camps from the 1960's and 1970's many showing original adverts from their heyday. 

 http://www.butlinsmemories.com/othercamps/list.htm

 

Horace T William Ashington

 Interesting article about Horace T William Ashington, born in Blackwell Reach, Gorleston, who completed his National Service training at Gorleston Holiday Camp during the Second World War. Article and picture. 

 http://www.britain-at-war.org.uk/WW2/Cpl_H.T.W_Ashington/body_index.htm

 

Holidays for the Disabled

Article written by campers who stayed at Gorleston Holiday Camp on the weeks set aside especially for the disabled.

http://www.gobsmack.org.uk/mandj/book/13.txt

 

 Archive Film Footage

Archive film footage of Holidays for the Disabled taken at Gorleston Holiday Camp in the 1950's. Copyright: British Pathe News

  http://www.britishpathe.com/video/happy-holiday-for-disabled/query/laying

Nostalgic Postcards

Great website showing postcards of yesteryear including Holidays Camps, Hostels, Hotels and Guest Houses

www.postcardnostalgia.co.uk

 

 Gorleston Heritage

 Gorleston Heritage is an excellent website looking at Gorleston in years gone by. It is edited by Dennis Durrant who has given Gorleston Holiday Camp website much valued information which we very much thank him for.

 www.gorleston-heritage.co.uk

  

Mundesley Holiday Camp

 Film of Mundesley Holiday Camp

 //youtube.com/watch?v=Oi93I3dxHgM

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