An Extract from Frank's 1940 Diary

An Extract from Frank’s 1940 Diary

30 June 1940
Perranporth with Nick. 3 hours travelling by bike. dinner and tea there. Went via Truro; returned via St Agnes.

5 July 1940
Friday morning post.and afternoon. FIRST AIR RAID. Evening with Nick.

6 July 1940
Morning usual. Afternoon air Raids. Evening with Nick joined L.D.V. CYCLING PATROL.


Frank Colenso - Local Defence Volunteer

Frank Colenso was involved in the civil defence of Cornwall from the early days of the Second World War. He kept three diaries, in 1939, 1940 and 1942 and has kindly loan

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