Marking the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of WW2 Take Shelter recreate brothers’ evacuation

To mark 80 years since the outbreak of war, community group Take Shelter have worked with Brighton & Hove Buses and local train companies to recreate the journey of brothers, Barry & Gerald Gooders as they were evacuated from Thornton Heath to Brighton in 1939.

Find out more about their experience here: https://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2019-09-04/brothers-retrace-their-ww2-evacuee-journey

Gerald and Barry Gooders in 2019 holding a photo of them as young boys just before they were evacuated

Gerald and Barry Gooders in 2019 holding a photo of them as young boys just before they were evacuated