The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

South Wales Magazine

and

Barry Magazine

By Glenn Booker of Barry, South Wales

South Wales GI Brides Magazine #1
  • Frances (Edwards) Spencer of Penarth SW,
  • Nancy (Schultz) Mullins
  • Gwyneth (Williams) Tinsley
  • Doris Fletcher


South Wales GI Brides Magazine #2
  • Dorrie (Lewis) Brown
  • Dorothy (Purbrick) Buttke
  • Joy (Townend) Stanley
  • Amelia (Whitney) Ketzinger
  • Jeanne (Locke) Drossell
  • Irene (Simms) Scott
  • Constance (Webb) Gaeger


South Wales GI Brides Magazine #3
  • Dorrie (Lewis) Brown
  • Dorothy (Purbrick) Buttke
  • Joy (Townend) Stanley
  • Amelia (Whitney) Ketzinger
  • Jeanne (Locke) Drossell
  • Irene (Simms) Scott
  • Constance (Webb) Gaeger


South Wales GI Brides Magazine #4
  • Dorrie (Lewis) Brown
  • Doreen [Marley] Heath
  • Peggy [French] Gerk
  • Margaret [Curtis] Houle
  • Fay [Fettah] Brockway
  • Jean [Loudon] William
  • Winifred [Thomas] Hicks.
    Don't miss the article - "100,000 British Brides Will Go Abroad" - from South Wales Echo.


South Wales GI Brides Magazine #5
  • Morfydd 'Archer' Baumdicker
  • Megan 'Jones' Davidson
  • Betty 'Davies' Crowley
  • Lorna 'Groves' Petersen
  • Gwenda 'Hopkins' Thomas
  • Lucille Esch
  • Barbara 'Charles' Heath
  • Lillian Petts
  • Sadie Zajkowski
  • Dorothy Harvey
  • Beatrice Gassler
  • Muriel 'Yapp' Sykes
  • and photo of the Swansea G.I. Bride club with Sarah Kneath, Mrs. Maurice Charles, Betram Lyn, Mrs. Ray Baumdicker and Mrs. R.F. Rowlands.


South Wales GI Brides Magazine #6
  • Iona Mosegaard
  • Elsie (Luter) Newsway
  • Valerie (John) Teakles
  • Winifred (Copp) Jorgensen
  • Pauline (Hunt) Sullivan
  • Peggy (Joshua) Walsh
  • Joy (Townend) Stanley
  • Frances (Edwards) Spencer
  • Joan (Hopgood) Powell


South Wales G. I. Brides Magazine #7
  • Doreen (Kenefick) Yates
  • Doreen (Rugg) LeMaster
  • Thelman (Sparks) Pitcock
  • Dulcie (Searle) Lunsford
  • Marcis [Boyle] Jahns
  • Barbara (Rosser) Hartman
  • Eunice (Pontypridd) Miller
  • Eileen (Saunders) Crenshaw


South Wales G. I. Brides Magazine #8
  • Queen Mary
  • Doreen [Kenefick] Yates
  • Doreen [Rugg] LeMaster


South Wales G. I. Brides Magazine #9
  • Doreen [Kenifick] Yates
  • Lorna [Groves] Petersen
  • Doreen [Rugg] LeMasters


South Wales G. I. Brides Magazine #10
  • Doreen [Kenefick] Yates
  • Rita [Jackson] Hickman
  • Shirley D. [Ball] Tehrand
  • Ivy [Allen] Griffiths
  • Joyce [Curnow] Heinze
  • Olga [Ace] Jenkins
  • Winifred [Crowley] Nickelsen


South Wales G. I. Brides Magazine #11
  • Hetty J. [Gorst] Larsen
  • Monica [Aldron] Hickok
  • Adelia [Lewis] Wilson
  • Gladys [Gully] Schwenker
  • Ethel [Gully] Stavetski
  • Lucy [Jones] Belloir


South Wales G. I. Brides Magazine #12
  • Joan P. [Huntley] Hardman
  • Ann J. [Lockyer] Hardy
  • Phyllis M. Thompson
  • Ethel [Smith] Grimes
  • Clare E. [Evans] Paynter
  • Marcis [Boyle] Jahns
  • Avice Wilson
  • Lucy [Jones] Belloir
  • Lily [Copeland] Beigel




Barry G. I. Brides Magazine
Premiere Issue about War Brides from Barry, South Wales, UK
  • Thelma Copeland
  • Arriving at Tidworth Transit Camp
  • Betty Farmer Nelson


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #2
  • Thelma Copeland (con't)
  • Betty Farmer Nelson (con't)
  • Joan Young


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #3
  • Thelma Copeland (con't)
  • Betty Farmer Nelson (con't)
  • Joan Young


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #4
  • Elizabeth Pilcher Clayton
  • Betty Farmer Nelson (con't)
  • Gwyneth Williams Hallett
  • Mair Williams Conrad
  • Yvonne Grant Martin Diary of her trip to the US


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #5
  • Brynhill Golf Course
  • Hilda Hicks Coup
  • Julia Clements Goward
  • Irene Chick [Havard] Crowe
  • Sheila Wiltshire Poulosky
  • Mary Hopkins Foxworth


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #6
  • Marjorie Anita Green Hoffenbecker
  • Sheila Poulosky
  • Eira Rees Weaver
  • Constance Lee Young
  • Irene Chick [Havard] Crowe
  • Glenys Richards Mitchem


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #7
  • Constance Lee Young
  • Dilys Coles Varney
  • Doris Rodd Holcomb
  • Margaret Booker Osborne
  • Glenys Moore Will
  • Eunice Morris Rustin


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #8
  • Porthkerry Road Methodist Church
  • Doris Tyler Napier
  • Mary Sturgess Weihrauch
  • Patricia Kidney West
  • A Brief History of G-40
  • Knap Gardens


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #9
  • Irene Spierling Fredholm
  • Elizabeth Hollinshead White


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #10
  • Joan Hopgood Powell
  • Jean Golding McCloud
  • Miss Maureen Shire Andrews
  • Marjorie Garrett Higgins
  • Ethel Fowler January
  • Myrtle Sullivan Werner
  • Elizabeth Hollinshead White
  • Melinda Nicholas Zimmerman
  • Margaret German Hicks
  • Edna Marks Wilson


Barry G. I. Brides Magazine #11
  • Maud Dyke Mackowiak
  • Mavis Kerslake Hutchinson
  • Betty Mude Ruppel
  • Winifred Page Radtke
  • Marion Braund Durant
  • Margaret Board Hopke
  • Eileen Mentz Evans
  • Ida Hewitson Reader
  • Gloria Johnston Bartek
  • Irene Plamer Forsythe
  • Beryl Preece McNulty
  • Seilla Hunter Bannister
  • Jean Lougher Howell


Barry, Wales G. I. Brides Magazine #12
  • Betty (Alline) VonHouten
  • Kitty (Nethercott) Kocuncki
  • Audrey (Hartery) Sieh
  • Betty (Pears) Smart
  • Irene Hickman, Olwen (Kingdon) Tomczyk
  • J. (Jenkins) Cook
  • Mrs. (Williams) Conrad


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