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Joyce Edith Langford

SS Anselm

from:Middlesborough

My mother, Joyce Edith Evans (nee Langford) sailed on the SS Anselm to Canada on the first war evacuee sailing and was filmed for screening in Britain on her arrival to Canada. She was sent to an Aunt's home and the short film covered her arrival there - she was shown (in her words) "skipping up the street and being greeted at the door by her Aunt". She turns 80 in April 2010 and there is to be a huge reunion party on her birthday - the family is trying to locate footage of this film to show on the night. Can you either help or point us in the right direction. This was done as "home propaganda" to reassure the parents left behind and, as such, should have been archived.










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