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The Immigration Story of Olive Ripley (British War Bride)

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Culture : 
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English
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Restricted
Accession Number: 
S2017.996.1

Story Text: 

First War Bride to walk down the gangplank and met my husband (Ralston) who was waiting on the pier wearing a bright green suit and strange trilby hat!
An overnight stay in Halifax and thence to our home in River Philip. Still there today 51 years later and still married.