First back from the war then into manager’s chair at Hilsea

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Not some far flung island but Port Creek alongside Eastern Road, Portsmouth, earlier this week. I counted more than 50 plastic bottles along with other man-made filth.

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Two pictures here of Bill Mitchell – 28 years apart – courtesy of his daughter Elizabeth Gates.

Above we see him starring beside the piano on VE Day in 1945.

Billy Mitchell (front row, extreme left), the manager of Lido Sports in 1973

Billy Mitchell (front row, extreme left), the manager of Lido Sports in 1973

The party was in the Hilsea Crescent/Horsea Road area of Hilsea, Portsmouth, and, says his daughter, he was the first soldier in the area to make it home.

The second picture shows Bill on the extreme left of the front row, this time, in 1973, as manager of the Hilsea-based football team Lido Sports.