World War Two

Page link: The Impact of WWII on Daily Life in Meldreth
The Impact of WWII on Daily Life in Meldreth
Related entries from the diary of H. E. Winter
Page link: Ambulance Trains and the Nissen Huts
Ambulance Trains and the Nissen Huts
The Nissen huts south of the station were used as a reception centre for the wounded soldiers brought to Meldreth by ambulance trains following the D-Day landings in 1944
Page link: Bomb Storage on Mettle Hill
Bomb Storage on Mettle Hill
During WWII bombs for use by the USAAF based at Bassingbourn where stored along the roadside on Mettle Hill
Page link: Home Guard Diary of No. 19 (Meldreth) Platoon 'C' Company, 4th Cambridgeshire Battalion
Home Guard Diary of No. 19 (Meldreth) Platoon 'C' Company, 4th Cambridgeshire Battalion
written by Lieutenant J. Paterson, April 1943 - January 1945
Page link: Land Army Girls
Land Army Girls
The late Joyce Howard recalls life as a Land Army Girl in WWII
Page link: Memories of 1944
Memories of 1944
My wartime stay in the village
Page link: Second World War Evacuees to Meldreth
Second World War Evacuees to Meldreth
Memories of Ian Lowe and Brian Jackson
Page link: The War Years
The War Years
A schoolboy's account of life in Meldreth during WWII
Category link: A History of Meldreth School, 1939 - 1945
A History of Meldreth School, 1939 - 1945
Follow this link for more information on Meldreth School during the war years