The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

Royal Hotel in Kilkeel

After World War 2 many people started new lives. The photo below, taken in the mid 1940s, shows a scene from a farewell dinner which was held in the Royal Hotel in Kilkeel. The group in the picture is comprised of GI Brides and some friends.

Elaine Halpert Sperber - March 05


first on right Annie Rooney nee Marks; second on right Laura Ciaria nee Rossi; third on right Ellie Curran nee Donnan; second on left Madeline Cole; third on the left is Michelle Hamilton from Newcastle.

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