Violet Paczkowska – Chideock Evacuee

chideock2The blitz had started and my parents told us that we were to be evacuated. My sister Norma aged seven, my brother Donald aged five and I, Violet was aged ten at the time. We left home and met the other evacuees at St. Patricks School in Woolston. From here we travelled by bus, then train and then coach to Chideock in Dorset where we were met outside the local village grocery store by the villagers.

Here’s my story …