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RAW Social Club
The war years 1939-1945
Above is a photograph from The Bedford Record in Feb 1939 showing a triumphant RAW darts team. Mr Bill Bell was able to identify Frank Warren (2nd left on back row) Thomas Jiggles (3rd from right back row) William Westgate (2nd from right back row) Frank Wheeler (1st right back row) John Sharman (2nd right 1st row) and Arthur Bell (Bills father 1st right front row) (Original image shown with permission from Bedford & Luton archives)
Source Beds and Luton Archive Services. Ref: 2746/2/1-8 & 2746/1/11-18
This article taken from The Bedford Record May 1941 announces the sudden death of William Dennis who lived in Eastcote in Shortstown and was Chairman of the RAW Social club.
If anyone can tell us what Mr Dennis did when he worked on the camp?
The clubs records for these years are particularly relevant for the Shortstown 1939 - 1945 section so to avoid duplication please refer to that part of this website to follow its progress.