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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

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
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

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
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

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
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
Location
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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Home Visitor: Beckenham, Kent

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Beckenham, Kent

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our female Army veteran in Beckenham. Having joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service in 1942, she served in the War Ministry in London before being discharged when she became pregnant. Now in her late…

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Home Visitor: Petworth, W Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Petworth, W Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in his nursing home in Selsey. Having joined the RAF as part of his National Service, he is full of interesting stories of his time in the military. An intelligent and academic man, before …

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Home Visitor: Bromley, Kent

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bromley, Kent

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to help our Bromley-based veteran to get out and about! Having joined the Army in 1947, he had a fascinating military career as a driver in Egypt, Singapore and Cyprus. Unsurprisingly, upon his return to the UK…

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English Language Helper: Feltham, Middlesex

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Ongoing
Location
Feltham, Middlesex

We are looking for a volunteer to help our Nepalese veteran improve his English-speaking skills. Born in Nepal in the late-50s, he joined the Queen's Gurkha Engineers in 1980 and served all over the world, including South Korea, Japan, New Zealand, C…

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Home visitor/outings buddy: Bromley, Kent

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bromley, Kent

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to support our Royal Engineers veteran based in Bromley. Having joined the Officer Training Corps in the 1939, he helped build Mulberry Harbours for the Normandy Landings. Now widowed and in his late-90s, he is…

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Gardening Enthusiast Companion: Mitcham, Greater London

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Mitcham, Surrey

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our award winning gardener veteran in Mitcham! Having joined the Royal Navy in the 1940s, our veteran trained as an Engine Room Mechanic and served on Minesweepers in the North Sea. After his discharge…

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Home Visitor: Erith, Kent

Length of Role
Ongoing

We are looking for a friendly, older volunteer to visit our Women's Royal Army Corps veteran. Before losing her sight, our veteran was an avid reader and keen knitter. Now in her late-80s, she tries to maintain these hobbies using her iPad but is fin…

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