Evacuation - Why were some British Children evacuated to countries overseas? Main page

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3a How many adults travelled with the children to New Zealand on the ship RMS Rangitata in August 1940?

3b What happened on the Rangitata after the SS Volendam was torpedoed on 30 August 1940?

3c How were new families chosen for the evacuated children who arrived in New Zealand on the ship Rangitata?

Chaplain's Report 1940

PRO ref: DO 131/15; Chaplain's Report 1940