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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: 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: 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: Kingsthorpe, Northampton

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
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: Horwich, Bolton

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Horwich

We are looking for a volunteer to support our veteran in Bolton. He was in the Royal Navy in 1990 for 11 years and has lost his eyesight following a road traffic accident.  He has a guide dog, and whilst he is able to take the dog for walks, he would…

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Home Visitor: Wythenshawe, Manchester

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Wythenshawe, Manchester

We are looking for a volunteer in Manchester to support our lovely veteran. He joined the marines in 1941 and served for 5 years. He received the German star. This lovely veteran is widowed and would benefit from some company and companionship on a f…

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Home Visitor: Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

We are looking for a volunteer in Barrow in Furness to support one of our veterans. He was an engineer in the RAF and went on to be an engineering manager. He is a fantastic artist and very much enjoys painting. He would like a volunteer to spend tim…

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Home Visitor/Driver: Norfolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Thetford, Norfolk

We are looking for a friendly volunteer with a car to take our RAF veteran out.  Recently widowed, he is not very mobile and uses crutches to get around indoors.  Prior to losing his sight, he enjoyed watching football but now tries to use a laptop a…

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Letter writing and memorabilia help: Borehamwood, Herts

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Borehamwood, Herts

We are looking for a computer-savvy volunteer to help our blind veteran in Borehamwood. Having started his military career as a cadet aged just 14, our veteran then went on to join the Argyll & Southern Highlanders serving in Egypt, Palestine and…

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Home Visitor: Scotland (especially needed in Edinburgh & Glasgow)

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Scotland (especially Edinburgh & Glasgow)

We have a number of elderly blind veterans in Scotland (predominantly Glasgow & Edinburgh) who would love your company and conversation. With visual impairments, our older veterans can often feel isolated and lonely, so having a friendly face pop…

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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: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Our veteran joined the Canadian WRNS in June 1943 where she served at various shore establishments, involved with plotting Atlantic convoys. Before losing her sight, she loved playing golf and reading.  She’s quite mobile and walks unaided.  She woul…

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