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Blind Veteran Georges Jurish

RAF blind veteran talks about the ‘very special’ free support he has received this Eye Health Week

He served in the RAF between 1952 and 1962. Initially posted to the Suez Canal zone in Egypt where he worked as an engine mechanic, he was sent to Iraq 22 months later.  Following this he spent some time in the UK working as a general fitter and in 1…

13 September 2016 11:49
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Brian Eldridge Standard Bearer

Blind veteran proud to be standard-bearer for official Armed Forces Day parade.

69-year-old Chesterfield resident Brian Eldridge will march with the charity's standard during the official parade of the national Armed Forces Day event in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire. Brian said: "I'm very happy and proud to be carrying the official …

24 June 2016
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Head and shoulders photo of TV star Johnny Ball

TV Star backs our UK poster campaign targeting men of National Service generation

TV star Johnny Ball is backing a UK wide poster campaign by Blind Veterans UK as part of its No One Alone campaign targetting men of the National Service generation (in their 70s and 80s) who are struggling with vision impairment and don't realise th…

19 March 2013 11:00
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