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A Lakeland Summer

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Elizabeth Battrick is a Lancastrian and come from Blackburn. However, to show there was no ill-feeling between the red rose and the white, she was educated at Hunmanby Hall School, Yorkshire.

At the outbreak of World War II she was with an English Schoolgirl`s Cricket Team touring in Canada, but after some time at Toronto University she was able to get back to England to join the WRNS. She was serving in Algiers as a Petty Officer Writer, fighting a war more against cockroaches and bedbugs than against the retreating Germans, when she met her husband, then in the RNVR. They were married in 1944.

Immediate post-war years were spent in Hertfordshire, then there was a return to Lancashire. Now she, her husband, plus Bodger the Border Terrier, are living in an old farmhouse in the Winster Valley, Cumbria, back in the Lake country where she once learnt to walk the hills under her Grandfather`s tuition.

She has two sons and a daughter, all married, and three grandsons. Her interests are writing, cooking and, of course, walking.

Excellent pages, slight edge-wear.

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Author(s):
Elizabeth Battrick
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1979
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
100
Publisher:
Cicerone Press

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Elizabeth Battrick is a Lancastrian and come from Blackburn. However, to show there was no ill-feeling between the red rose and the white, she was educated at Hunmanby Hall School, Yorkshire.

At the outbreak of World War II she was with an English Schoolgirl`s Cricket Team touring in Canada, but after some time at Toronto University she was able to get back to England to join the WRNS. She was serving in Algiers as a Petty Officer Writer, fighting a war more against cockroaches and bedbugs than against the retreating Germans, when she met her husband, then in the RNVR. They were married in 1944.

Immediate post-war years were spent in Hertfordshire, then there was a return to Lancashire. Now she, her husband, plus Bodger the Border Terrier, are living in an old farmhouse in the Winster Valley, Cumbria, back in the Lake country where she once learnt to walk the hills under her Grandfather`s tuition.

She has two sons and a daughter, all married, and three grandsons. Her interests are writing, cooking and, of course, walking.

Excellent pages, slight edge-wear.

Author(s):
Elizabeth Battrick
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1979
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
100
Publisher:
Cicerone Press

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