LITHERLAND AT WAR
1939-1945


LITHERLAND EXCEEDS ITS TARGET
Litherland's "Salute the Soldier" Week was up to yesterday (Friday) well up to expectation. The figures announced at noon were £76,441, or £1,441 in excess of the target, with two more day's results to come.
Similar weeks  Saluted the Sailor & Airman and also raised money  to build an MTB (Motor Torpedo Boat)
CAPTAIN MALCOLM BULLOCK, M.P., sets Monday's figure in Litherland's " Salute the Soldier " Week on the indicator outside the Regal Cinema. With him are the Chairman of the Council (Councillor J. Lloyd Parry), Councillor A. N. Moore (Chairman, War Bonds Committee), Mr. T. Moran and Mr. J. Pilkington.
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LITHERLAND WINGS FOR VICTORY WEEK
APRIL, 1944
A receipt for £2.10s for the above appeal, which Heather Betteridge, age 6 years and a pupil of St Philip's School, raised from raffling a LEMON.

The lemon had been sent to Heather from a neighbour Lal Bates serving in the army in North Africa.
With Thanks to Barbara Smith for Memorablia & Text
The Betteridge family lived at 35 Norman Road off Harris Drive

Crosby Herald 13th May 1944


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