Interview with Joyce Victoria Clayton

Title

Interview with Joyce Victoria Clayton

Description

Joyce Clayton was born in Lincoln and served with the Women's Auxiliary Air Force: she was first assigned to barrage balloons, then she became an equipment officer at a number of stations. While based at Sutton on Hull she witnessed the bombing of Hull. She describes being bombed, life inside a shelter, D-Day and Victory in Europe day. She remembers the special spirit and how even concerts would continue despite the bombing. She was finally posted to RAF Hednesford to wind down towards her demob.

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Date

2017-02-08

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00:37:01 audio recording

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This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Identifier

AClaytonJV170208

Citation

Helen Durham, “Interview with Joyce Victoria Clayton,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10742.

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