Corporal John Hamblett at Harlaxton Manor
In a series of correspondence held in the Manor archives, Corporal John Hamblett discusses his time at Harlaxton Manor while the 1st Airborne Divisional Provost Company occupied the grounds via the owner at the time, Mrs. Violet Van der Elst. He also mentions the men who created the Pegasus Memorial.
“I remember Mrs. Van der Elst, who was a millionaires, lining us up on the main lawn and giving us all a £1 note for racing across it in full kit.” ~ Corporal John Hamblett
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