Hawkhill during World
"I wonder if
any of your Leith local historians can tell me where the ATS unit
was located in Hawkhill
Avenue, during the Second World War.
little autograph book dating back to 1917 that had belonged to a Mrs
Bonella Marr has recently come to light during a house clearance in
Using the evidence on the flyleaf
and of some of the entries, it appears that Mrs Marr was conscripted
to, or joined, the ATS and was posted as Private Marr to Hawkhill
Avenue where her duties could well have involved service pay.
This address is on the flyleaf of
Pte. Marr B
A Coy, Edinburgh Area Group
Archie Foley, Joppa, Edinburgh:
January 5, 2011