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Home Visitor/Outings Buddy: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

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Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Potters Bar. Having been called up on national service, he was medically discharged shortly after and returned to work on the railways. Before losing his sight, he enjoyed playing bowls …

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Walking Companion: Newton Abbot, Devon

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Ongoing
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Newton Abbot, Devon

Blind Veterans UK is looking for a volunteer to visit one of our members. A Royal Army Service Corps veteran living near Newton Abbott who along with his small dog is desperate to get out and about and enjoy the beautiful, surrounding countryside. Af…

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Outings Buddy: Staines, Middlesex

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Ongoing
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Staines, Middlesex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to take our veteran our for walks or to the pub in Staines. Called up to National Service in 1951, he joined the Royal Signals and was posted to Hamburg and Egypt. After his discharge, he returned to the UK and…

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Home Visitor: Purley, Surrey

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Ongoing
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Purley, Surrey

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Purley. Having joined the RAF in 1942, he trained as a pilot in Arizona and flew USAF Stipsons & Harvards. He moved back to the UK after the war and worked as a Surveyor. Now in his …

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Home Visitor: Brixton, London

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Ongoing
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Brixton, London

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran living near Brixton Hill. Having joined the RAF and training as a wireless operator, he unfortunately had to leave the services due to his deteriorating sight.  He then returned to civilian…

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Home Visitor: New Malden, Surrey

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Ongoing
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New Malden, Surrey

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our female RAF veteran in New Malden. Having joined the Women's Auxillary Air Force in 1943, she served as a driver mechanic before being discharged and moving to a second career as a social worker. No…

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Home Visitor: Hove, Sussex

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Ongoing
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Hove, Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to provide company for our female veteran in Hove. Having served in the Royal Navy in the 1940s, she then went on to work in a bookshop and library when she returned to civilian life. Prior to losing her sight,…

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Outings companion: Bosham, Chichester

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Ongoing
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Bosham, Chichester

We are looking for a patient volunteer to help our Bosham-based veteran get out and about. After joining the RAF for National Service, he served as a radio operator in Germany. After his discharge, he returned to the UK and worked in poultry farming …

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Trips companion: Greenwich, London

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Ongoing
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Greenwich, London

We are looking for a volunteer who drives to take out our Greenwich-based veteran and his guide dog, Shelley. Having joined the Royal Navy at only 15, he was drafted to HMS Indefatigable. He served all over the world, including the Mediterranean, Jap…

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Home Visitor: West Molesey, Surrey

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Ongoing
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West Molesey, Surrey

We are looking for a sport-loving volunteer to come and chat sports with our veteran in West Molesey. Having joined the RAF in 1950, our veteran served for 2 years before working for various oil companies. He loves sports & played cricket for the…

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Home Visitor: Bognor Regis, W Sussex

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Ongoing
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Bognor Regis, W Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Army veteran in Bognor Regis. Having joined the Royal Artillery in 1940, our veteran was quickly transferred to the Royal Army Educational Corps when they discovered that he was a fully-qualified t…

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Home Visitor/Outings Buddy: Pevensey, E Sussex

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Ongoing
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Pevensey, E Sussex

Having joined the King’s Royal Rifle Corps when he was only 18, our veteran served from D-Day all over Europe, including France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. After his discharge, he got involved in the print industry in Fleet Street. Never married a…

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