1933 school photograph identified Bomber Command Related

Another minor mystery solved thanks to to good people of Southall, (thanks especially toYvonne), who via their Knowhere message board identified young Jimmy Ives’s primary school.  John, Mabel and James moved from Peckham to Southall around 1933 taking Jim away from Woods Road School to complete his primary education at…..

Beaconsfield Road Primary School.  Jim is second from left, front row.

The photo was taken by R W Crane, Bounds Green Studio, New Southgate, N11.  The houses in Beaconsfield Road can be seen in the top left hand corner of the photograph.  Google maps’ street view from Oswald Road confirms that the rear elevation of the school has changed little over the past eighty years.

If anybody recognises any of the other pupils or teachers, please let me know.

Can anybody identify Jim’s school uniform below?




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