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Memories of  'The Squatters'

Book by David Matthew Simpson - Chapters 1 to 5


NO HOMES FOR HEROES

( Memories of The Squatters )

Author:  David Matthew Simpson

Front Cover

FRONT COVER
David Simpson was one of many Washington Children whose first home was on The Hostel Estate.
Built in the mid-1940s, it was known to all Washington Residents as ... 'The Squatters'.

[ Posted here by kind permission of Author, and 'Fellow Squatter',  David Matthew Simpson. ]

Title Page

TITLE PAGE

Dedication

DEDICATION

[ In 1947, David lived with his Parents in Hut No. 77. ]

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Additional Information by Kind Permission of David's Sisters, Laura and Lilian

DAVID MATTHEW SIMPSON'S PARENTS
Squatters who served in WW2


David Simpson
Royal Navy


Laura Simpson
Women's Land Army

David was a Washington Lad.   His wife Laura was born in Leamside - near the Railway Line to Newcastle, via Washington.
When they married they lived with David's Parents in Shafto Terrace before moving to The Hostel Estate in 1947.

Land Army Poster

Contents

CONTENTS

Foreword

FOREWORD

Chapter 1, Page 9

Chapter 1 - Page 9

Chapter 1, Pages 10 and 11

Chapter 1 - Pages 10 & 11

Chapter 1, Pages 12 and 13

Chapter 1 - Pages 12 & 13

Chapter 1, Pages 14 and 15

Chapter 1 - Pages 14 & 15

Chapter 1, Pages 16 and 17

Chapter 1 - Pages 16 & 17

Chapter 1, Pages 18

Chapter 1 - Page 18

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Chapter 2, Page 19

Chapter 2 - Page 19

Chapter 2, Pages 20 and 21

Chapter 2 - Pages 20 & 21

Chapter 2, Pages 22 and 23

Chapter 2 - Pages 22 & 23

Chapter 2, Pages 24 and 25

Chapter 2 - Pages 24 & 25

Chapter 2, Pages 26 and 27

Chapter 2 - Pages 26 & 27

Chapter 2, Pages 28 and 29

Chapter 2 - Page 28 & 29

Chapter 2, Page 30

Chapter 2 - Page 30

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Chapter 3, Page 31

Chapter 3 - Page 31

Chapter 3, Pages 32 and 33

Chapter 3 - Pages 32 & 33

Chapter3, Pages 34 and 35

Chapter 3 - Pages 34 & 35

Chapter3, Pages 36 and 37

Chapter 3 - Pages 36 & 37

Chapter3, Pages 38 and 39

Chapter 3 - Pages 38 & 39

Chapter3, Pages 40 and 41

Chapter 3 - Pages 40 & 41

Chapter3, Pages 42 and 43

Chapter 3 - Pages 42 & 43

Chapter3, Pages 44 and 45

Chapter 3 - Pages 44 & 45

Chapter 3, Page 46

Chapter 3 - Page 46

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Chapter 4, Page 47

Chapter 4 - Page 47

Chapter 4, Pages 48 and 49

Chapter 4 - Pages 48 & 49

Chapter 4, Pages 50 and 51

Chapter 4 - Pages 50 & 51

Chapter 4, Pages 52 and 53

Chapter 4 - Pages 52 & 53

Chapter 4, Page 54

Chapter 4 - Page 54

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Chapter 5, Page 55

Chapter 5 - Page 55

Chapter 5, Pages 56 and 57

Chapter 5 - Pages 56 & 57

Chapter 5, Pages 58 and 59

Chapter 5 - Pages 58 & 59

Chapter 5, Pages 60 and 61

Chapter 5 - Pages 60 & 61

Chapter 5, Pages 62 and 63

Chapter 5 - Pages 62 & 63

Chapter 5, Pages 64 and 65

Chapter 5 - Pages 64 & 65
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Chapter 5 Continued
Chapter 5, Pages 66 and 67

Chapter 5 - Pages 66 & 67

Chapter 5, Pages 68 and 69

Chapter 5 - Pages 68 & 69

Chapter 5, Pages 70 and 71

Chapter 5 - Pages 70 & 71

Chapter 5, Pages 72 and 73

Chapter 5 - Pages 72 & 73

Chapter 5, Pages 74 and 75

Chapter 5 - Pages 74 & 75

Chapter 5, Page 76

Chapter 5 - Page 76
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