Mr & Mrs W. Callister

Interviews

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  • Interview with Mr Walter Callister and Mrs Alice Callister

    Interviewer Vi Ritchie talks to married couple Walter Callister and Alice Callister - both of whom were born in Douglas in the early 1920s.

    Topics included in the interview include:

    Early school days
    WWII
    Entertainment
    Jam making at Rushen Abbey
    Rationing
    Internment camps
    Dunkirk evacuation
    ‘Make Do and Mend’ Drive
    RAF at Jurby
    Radar stations
    Cunningham’s Camp
    Career in meteorology
    The Home Guard
    Holiday camps post war


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