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144) Margaret Gabbe nee Michell  Female
Near Canterbury
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Saturday, 8 July 2017 11:32

My grandfather Frank Michell was a drapery assistant in a shop possibly Tontine Street,. My dad used to talk about bombing when he would've been a small love to find out which shop it was.

Christine - Website owner Monday, 10 July 2017 00:37
If it was in Tontine Street Margaret, the shop could have been Gosnold's, which was badly bombed drapery shop. However, I don't see your Grandfather's name on the list of killed or injured, so if that was the shop, I can only assume he wasn't working that day.
There is an account of the Air Raid here: [] and a list of the injured here: []

Maggie Gabbe Saturday, 23 September 2017 10:11
Thais Christine..maybe it was another shop. My dad rememcbered the happening pretty well. He was only a small boy.

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