Wartime letter found under dorm at Sompting Abbotts links son to family’s past

The unearthing of a letter from 1939 at Sompting Abbotts’ Preparatory School has connected an Australian man to his British family during the Second World War.

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Sompting Abbotts headmaster Stuart Douch and pupils display the letter hidden under floorboards for almost 80 years

Sompting Abbotts headmaster Stuart Douch and pupils display the letter hidden under floorboards for almost 80 years

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