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Home Visitor: Kingsthorpe, Northampton

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Ongoing
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Kingsthorpe, Northampton

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our WRNS veteran at home. Prior to losing her sight, she enjoyed reading but now spends her time listening to the radio, audio books and TV.  She would like a volunteer who can provide companionship an…

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Home Visitor/Outing Companion: Horstead, Norwich

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Horstead, Norwich

Our veteran joined the Royal Signals Corp in 1942 and was quickly promoted to Lance Corporal. Now in her late 90’s, she lives alone and uses a 4 wheeled walker to go out nearby. She loved reading which she can no longer do and instead listens to audi…

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Home Visitor: Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Now aged 88, our Army (Royal Signals) veteran who lives in Hitchin served in both UK and Germany. Before losing his sight, he enjoyed playing the mandolin but due to his eyesight, he is now no longer able to follow the sheet music. He now likes to li…

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Home Visitor/Outing Companion: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Our veteran served in the Royal Horseguards regiment of the Army. Now in his late 80’s, widowed and registered ‘partially sight impaired’, he does not get out much or see his family as they moved away from Wellingborough. Before losing his sight, he …

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Home Visitor/Outing Companion: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Royal Lancashire Fusiliers veteran. Registered ‘severely sight impaired’, he cannot get out and about by himself.  He enjoys audio books and listens to the TV. It would be a great help to have a vo…

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Home Visitor: Yeovil, Somerset

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Yeovil, Somerset

We are looking for a female volunteer to visit one of our members. This member joined the WRAF from school in March 1944 and was posted to 24 Maintenance Unit at Market Drayton. Discharged in August 1947 she took civil service exams and worked for th…

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Home Visitor: Maldon, Essex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Maldon, Essex

Born in the 1920’s, this veteran had an interesting career both during National Service and after discharge. He now enjoys listening to audio books, radio and TV. He also takes classes in poetry and local history and sings in a choir called ‘Winkles …

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Home Visitor: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our RAF veteran at home.  Before losing his sight, he enjoyed sport, DIY, gardening and woodwork. In his spare time, he now listens to the TV and radio. Widowed in 2003, and although he enjoys the comp…

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Home Visitor: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Length of Role
Ongoing

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran at home.  Now in his late 80’s, he left school at 14 and joined the officer cadet corps where he became a messenger boy for the Home Guard as well as working in silk printer’s.  At the age …

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Home Visitor/Driver: Upton, Norwich

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Upton, Norwich

Our RAF veteran was a trained boat builder and served in the Air Sea Rescue maintenance. Before losing his sight, he enjoyed sailing, boat building, camping, ballroom dancing and played the piano accordion and banjo. He now enjoys listening to the ra…

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Home Visitor/Driver: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

We are looking for a friendly volunteer/Driver who can visit our veteran and take him out on a nice day. Now in his late 90’s, he joined the Somerset Light Infantry in June 1940; later served in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps and subsequently to the R…

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Home Visitor/Driver: Sprowston, Norwich

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Sprowston, Norwich

Our RAF veteran is keen to have a friendly volunteer who can take him out. Now in his late 80’s, he was a trained Carpenter and Joiner. Registered ‘partially sighted’, he manages to get around by using a walking frame. He loved reading but now has di…

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