Marsie TaylorMarise recalls Norfolk House, "they divided the place into floors. The Navy was on one floor, the Airforce on another and the Army on another".
Marsie Taylor – Film 1Marsie joins the Corps of Women Drivers. In this film she describes her work and an intimidating introduction to the realities of war.
Marsie Taylor – Film 2Marsie recalls in detail one particular explosion in Lambeth which resulted in a lot off casualties. This event and her actions led to her receiving the British Empire Medal from the King.
Marsie Taylor – Film 3Marsie recalls working on Operation Husky [invasion of Sicily]. She goes onto detail her work at Norfolk house and reflects on keeping secrets.
Marsie Taylor – Film 4Marsie recalls the day she first hears about the planning for D-day: it was the Spring of 1944 and she was in General Morgans office.
Marsie Taylor – Film 5Marsie details her secretarial role and the postponement of Operation Overlord.
Marise recalls Norfolk House, “they divided the place into floors. The Navy was on one floor, the Airforce on another and the Army on another”.
Marsie Taylor worked as a Wren Writer initially at Norfolk House in central London and then at Southwark in Portsmouth. She was also awarded a British Empire medal for her work during the Blitz. She was a great supporter of Legasee's work and put herself infront of a BBC camera to talk about her secretive wartime activities.