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Title Oral History with Gwendoline Goodey
Date 18 Jul 2006
Document Type Oral History (Audio)
Name Goodey, Gwendoline
Interviewer Beeston, Emily
Date of Recording 18 Jul 2006
Duration 00:08:35
Reference 06.07.18GG
Library / Archive Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Description Gwendoline Goodey arrived from England as a war bride in 1944. She describes her relief on leaving England during wartime, conditions crossing the Atlantic to join her husband and her experiences with the trains on arriving in Canada.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada
Places Edmonton, Alberta, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Dunkirk, France
Ports Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality English
Keywords war bride, Second World War, army, evacuee, children, water, food, child migration, medical staff, health and sickness, injury, soldier, seasickness, railway, Red Cross, sanitation, shipping
Language English
Copyright Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21