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From Cairo to Perugia | photos 1943-45

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Photos from the book: 1943-45
arranged in sequence of appearance in the book

These photos were taken by Joan Lockyer using a small 'brownie' type box camera.
They have been re-photographed from the prints, some of which were damaged by the rigours of time.

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1941
1942

The Dorsetshire hospital ship, moving personnel from Alexandria to Benghazi
The view from Joan's window at 64th BGH Alexandria
Joan Lockyer with Jimmy Potter
The 58th at Moascar, Egypt
 
A picnic near Benghazi, 1943
 
Charlie and Dickie's wedding. Jeaf was best man. Joan is front right in the photo. Benghazi.
Joan Lockyer with Jimmy Potter
The village of Farina, Pontecagnano. Painting by John Haddock, 1944.

1944

 
 
Cartoon by William Gray of Moretti, a busy Italian who was attached to the 58th.
Drawing of Joan Lockyer by William Gray, 1944
 
 
Cartoon by William Gray
Cartoon by William Gray in Italy, 1944
Vesuvius erupting, 1944
 
Jimmy, Kal and Joan, Italy, 1944
 
 
'Charlie Suet' Atkinson, dental officer for the 58th
Cartoon by J Haddock, Italy, 1945
 
 
Joan Lockyer on night duty, Italy, 1944
Former TB sanatorium - the base for Joan while in Perugia
Ponte Vecchio, Florence, 1944
 
Joan arrives at her wedding ceremony near Perugia, with the officer who gave her away - possibly Major John Craik
 
 
Joan and Jeaf's wedding, near Perugia, 29th October 1944
Joan and Jeaf's wedding reception
 
 
Joan and Jeaf's wedding near Perugia
 
Joan and Jeaf's wedding reception
 
Florence, 1945
 

1945

Florence, 1945
Skiing in Italy, February 1945
 
 
Skiing in Italy, February 1945. Joan is front left, Col Taylor far left
The monastery at Assisi, 1945
The road to Assisi, 1944
 
The monastery at Assisi, 1944
 
 
The monastery at Assisi, 1944
Postcard from Venice, 1944
Guess where we have been! Visit to Pisa. Cartoon drawing by W Gray, 1945
 
 
Jeaf, Dickie, Charlie and Joan together in Florence, waiting to go home to Britain. June 1945

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