Harrison, Ron


Harrison, Ron
Ronald L Harrison
R L Harrison


Three items. An oral history interview with Ronald Harris (b.1936) a map showing where bombs landed in the city and a document concerning bombing attacks on Hull. He was a young boy in Hull during the war when his grandmother's house was bombed.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Ronald Harrison and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.


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Collection Items

During the war,Hull was only ever referred to as A North-east coast town
Reasons why Hull was not names and summary of the damage done noting that Hull suffered more than any other city including 1200 people killed and 152000 rendered homeless.

Hull city map showing bomb strikes
City map of Hull showing blue black and red marks. Post-it label reads 'Red circle indicates Ron Harrison's grandmother's house featured in his interview'.

Interview with Ron Harrison
As a child, Ron Harrison witnessed the bombing of Hull. He describes what it was like to be a child exploring the bombed out areas of the city with his young friends. His father was a fireman and while he was attending fires in the dock area their…
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