Air raid shelter by Beehive Bridge, Mitcham

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Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Miss P Crawford
Picture Reference Mit_​War_​1-1
Original Format Photo
Notes / History This air raid shelter was on the grounds of The Boys’ County Public School. Air raid shelters were built for people caught out in the street during a bombing raid. They were also used by people who lived nearby who did not have a personal shelter or who disliked their personal shelter as they were invariable cold, damp and lonely.

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