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philip glenn

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  • Birthday 18/07/1952

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  1. I was one of the poorest children in the school in 1958, and there were many in the same boat. What was embarrassing, was going for PE which we did in our underwear, but I did not have underwear on!! I had to borrow each time from the teacher spare ones...still hurts to recall this
  2. My name is Philip Glennon (Hammond). My sister is Marie Glennon. We both went to Pipworth road infant school in the late 50's. Can anybody help me? Im 68 now and my sister 64.
  3. Can anybody help me? My father served with the Duke of Wellingtons regiment during WW2 and also with The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in India and Burma. He died 6 months prior to my birth in 1952 and I just cannot find any information or photographs of him anywhere. Can anybody help? Please !!
  4. Does anybody remember families squatting on the old Army gun site in the 50's? My parents squatted there until she moved to Damer Street next to the children's hospital. Her name was Doris Hammond (Hobson maiden name). My father (died in 1952) was called Philip Henry Hammond, and had been in the Duke of Wellingtons Regiment during WW2.
  5. Hi all, Can anybody shed light on our times at the above school...my memory is vague ! I'm writing my autobiography and I want to input as much about my formative years as possible in Sheffield? until or family. I was born in Crookes Sheffield and lived on Damer Street next to the Children's Hospital until I was 3 years of age, and then lived at number 153 Fretson Road, Lower Manor until I was 18 as I joined the A rmy and retired after 22 years at the age of 40.
  6. Remember putting loads of red match ends inside fags and giving them to your mates to light up...ha ha ha looks on their faces ha ha
  7. Yeah!! Tab ends, dog ends, snouts, woodies, parkies...we used to put a needle through the end of a fag so it went further!! used to but them loose in a paper bag...remember that?
  8. I used to collect tab ends from the bus shelter at the end of motehall road for my brother...**** head!! and with my sister! I must have been mad!!! I can also remember smoking tea leaves rolled up in toilet paper!!! What!!! ha ha...sad or what!
  9. Yeah, your right, it was a time when you felt safe, and I too used the woods a lot at the back of the school at Pipworth, and then into the woods...great time. I can also remember collecting coal off the back of the lorries at the back of the school too...can you remember them? ha ha what a laugh.. Do you know the Glennons off Fretson Road, opposite the Motehall Inn pub? Phil
  10. Hi, Did anyone go to St. John Fisher school in the 1960's, and do you remember Mr Davidson the history teacher? It is now closed and is a fire and rescue station!!! It would be nice to contact anybody who was there...interesting times!!!
  11. Hi, Do you remember anybody called phil inkler, brian skidmore, andrew williams or paul bullivant? great people at the time, what things we got up to!!! I do remember the chippie a lot,and the post office ha ha!
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