On their own - Britain's child migrants

G’day Ray

recent photo of 3 men with a sign saying 'G'day Ray'

Raymond believed he was an orphan until seeing the 1989 television documentary 'Lost Children of the Empire'. He called the advertised helpline and was referred to the Child Migrants Trust, who discovered he had three half-brothers. The brothers exchanged painful letters and long phone calls for two years before finally meeting in 1994.

Lent by Raymond Brand


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