Korean War - Troopship Asturias - Southampton
Centre of a family circle at Southampton is Corporal David Menzies, Royal Sussex Regiment, of Brighton, who arrived home in the Troopship Asturias after serving overseas for 14 months with his battalion of the Royal Sussex, the last British battalion to leave Korea. Greeting him are his mother (on left), his father, his sisters Irene 14 and Wendy 11, his brother John, aged 9, and (holding his arm on right) his girlfriend, Sybil Rogers. David and Sybil are about to become engaged.
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Olympic Games - London 1948
Mr Alfred Barnes , Minister of Transport officially opened the new road between Wembley Park Station and the Empire Stadium , Wembley . To perpetuate the staging of the Olympic Games , at Wembley , the Minister named the new road Olympic Way . Picture shows Alfred Barnes , Minister of Transport , cuts the tape to open the new Olympic Way .
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