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Blind veteran Chris Humphrey in his garden tending his plants

Norwich blind veteran to welcome visitors to Hampton Court show garden

Chris Humphrey, 65 and from Thorpe End, will be volunteering as an ambassador for Blind Veterans UK and welcoming visitors to the garden and encouraging anyone who could receive support from us to get in touch. After joining the Royal Navy in 1967, …

Date
3 July 2017 14:00
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Black and white photo of blind veteran Alec Biggs and 12 other team mates posing for group photo

From Regent’s Park to Shanghai – a blind veteran in China

Alec’s eyesight began to fail as a result of his service and he joined us in 1919. He spent time at our then base in Regent’s Park, where he learnt to read and write braille, to type, and trained as a masseur, or physiotherapist. Alec also enjoyed t…

Date
15 June 2017 09:00
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Photo of blind veteran Dennis Brett standing at entrance to  RAF fighter plane during visit to museum with his volunteer Kevin

Blind veteran, Dennis enjoys special visit to RAF Memorial

Dennis is 92 and was born in London.  He joined the RAF as an Aircraft Mechanic in 1942 rising to the rank of Leading Aircraftsman. He served at various air bases in Yorkshire during the Second World War and thereafter in Italy, Egypt and Palestine.D…

Date
1 June 2017 16:00
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