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 Fancy Dress at the British Legion Fete on Legion Field, West Mersea. First Prize ? 

SAFETY FIRST

This is the end of Susan Mary

Who crossed the road quite unwary

So you see the awful sight

Of one who didn't look left or right.


Judy Banks can remember this being made for her sister - probably out of blackout material.



A newspaper clip of the Fete says ...
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Fancy Dress at the British Legion Fete on Legion Field, West Mersea. First Prize ?
SAFETY FIRST
This is the end of Susan Mary
Who crossed the road quite unwary
So you see the awful sight
Of one who didn't look left or right.

Judy Banks can remember this being made for her sister - probably out of blackout material.

A newspaper clip of the Fete says "Susan Banks, aged nine in grisly garb designed to represent the consequences of carelessness on the roads" DM1_AB6A_047_004
Date: 4 August 1952      


Photo: Collins / Botham negatives via Brian Jay
Image ID BJ61_014_064
Category 1 Mersea-->Events


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.