Daily Archives: July 5, 2015

Retro Afternoon Tea Party – Mepal

Also thanks to Brian for a heads up regarding the forthcoming event in Mepal:

Event: Retro Afternoon Tea Party – Mepal


Date: 23 August 2015

Location: East Cambridgeshire

Time: 16:00 – 18:00

Cost: £5

Tea party to bring residents of Mepal together to commemorate anniversary of end of World War 2 and remember the contribution of the 75(NZ) Squadron RAF.

The event has been organised by the Mepal Archive Group and will include:

Tea party inspired by the way wartime rations were used to produce wholesome meals and snacks and display of photos and memorabilia.

The aims of the event are to commemorate the end of the war; inform the younger generations about this time and the contribution that  75(NZ) Squadron RAF, who were based at RAF Mepal, made; help integrate the established and newer residents of the village, and promote the community archive (CCAN) website.

Contact phone no: 01353 777621

Contact email address: jane.edmenson@gmail.com

Full address: Mepal Village Hall, School Lane, Mepal, Ely, CB6 2AJ


Project ORB update – Form 540 June 1940 complete

A massive continuing thanks to Brian for his ongoing efforts with the 1940 Form 540 – June is now added to our collection for your perusal.

Slowly, but steadily the 540’s for the War are coming together – but there are still a lot of months to do – so if you want to step up and join Brian and others, then please contact me!

Read Form 540 June 1940 here.