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Met in Southern India

Loughborough Echo 9th November 1945

Flight Sergeant Vic Orton, of Quorn, and Craftsman J. Straw, of Whitwick, recently met in a leave camp in the hills of Southern India.
They did not know each other previously, but found that they had many friends in the Loughborough district in common.
In a letter to the Loughborough Echo containing this news, Cfn. Straw says that they send their best wishes to all at home.


Prior to this, in the Loughborough Echo on 26th October 1945 the following item had also appeared:

LOCAL BOYS MEET IN INDIA
Cfn. Jack Straw, whose home is in Silver Street, Whitwick, writes to say that he has met Flight Sgt. Vic Orton, of Quorn, while on leave in the hills in Southern India.
They discovered that they had many friends in common and they spent an enjoyable time together.
Jack has been in the Army for three years, and 12 months in India. He was previously employed at Messrs. Herbert Morris Ltd., Loughborough


   
 Submitted on: 2011-07-14
 Submitted by: Christine Sibcy
 Artefact ID: 1316

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