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Joy Street Barford

Joy Street

Barford

Published February 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780751514414
Paperback
384 pages
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This is a series of letters between 19-year-old Miriam (Mirren) Barford, an Oxford student, and Lieutenant John (Jock) Lewes, who had joined the Welsh Guards at the outbreak of war in 1939. Mirren had met Jock at the wedding of his sister ElizabethMoreThis is a series of letters between 19-year-old Miriam (Mirren) Barford, an Oxford student, and Lieutenant John (Jock) Lewes, who had joined the Welsh Guards at the outbreak of war in 1939. Mirren had met Jock at the wedding of his sister Elizabeth the previous year. Their developing love affair is chronicled in a narrative that reaches a tragic conclusion when Jock is killed in action on 30th December 1941. Jock Lewes was one of the co-founders of the original S.A.S.