Remembrance Week – George VI Thanks the Children of Britain, 1946
Following on from yesterday’s post, in 1946 the children of Britain got their own “Thank you and well done”.
This was a printed letter from King George VI, sent to all schoolchildren at the end of the Second World War, recognising the fact that the whole of the country, children included, played their part.
“For you have shared in the hardships and dangers of a total war and you have shared no less in the triumph of the Allied Nations”.
The one I have belonged to a little girl called Diana Morcom, wherever she is now….