Mitchell family look across the Channel in wartime. 1942
Gilbert Mitchell, his wife and her sister, Gladys Harrison, look across farmland at St Margaret’s to the Channel in May 1942.
The Mitchell’s ran Reach Court Farm which they bought just before the war. They continued to farm Reach Court and other farms in the village throughout the war and became famous for their ‘Frontline Farm’.
Mr Mitchell was awarded the George Medal and his wife and sister- in- law the BEM for their bravery.
CreatorUnknown, but may have been a wartime photographic agency. Any information on this would be helpful
Date of creationMay 1942
Date of coverage1942
PlaceSt Margaret's at Cliffe, Reach Road, Reach Court Farm
CopyrightUnknown, but may have been a wartime photographic agency. Any information on this would be helpful
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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