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ATS Reunion

We have seen recently how involved Nancy Dora Dinnis was during WWII serving with the A.T.S. [Auxiliary Territorial Service] 93rd Searchlight Regiment. They became very close friends, and reunited some thirty years later to look back at their shared experiences. … Continue reading

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ATS Badges and Photographs

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Here are a few pictures of badges, memorabilia and photographs from Nancy Dora Dinnis’ time in theĀ ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) 1942 – 1946        

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WOMEN AT WAR The War Years of Nancy Dora Dinnis – part four

In this post we will look at what happened to Nancy as she left the war behind and returned home to Blaker Street, Brighton.                   The letters above inform Nancy of her … Continue reading

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WOMEN AT WAR The War Years of Nancy Dora Dinnis – part three

In this post we will be looking at how World War II progressed for Nancy. In February 1943 Nancy received her commission in the ATS. She became Second Subaltern Nancy Dinnis and her proud father was the first to send … Continue reading

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WOMEN AT WAR The War Years of Nancy Dora Dinnis – part two

In the last post we learnt how Nancy Dora Dinnis joined the ATS [Auxiliary Territorial Service] in the 93rd (M) Searchlight Regiment. Conditions sounded grim, but it would appear they still managed to make the best of it, and have … Continue reading

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WOMEN AT WAR The War Years of Nancy Dora Dinnis – part one

Nancy Dora Dinnis was born on the 4th of April, 1922, the only daughter of Joseph Taylor Dinnis and Annie [Cleeve] Dinnis. She had one elder brother, Jack. Younger brothers Gordon and Ron would follow in the next couple of … Continue reading

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