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Home Visitor: Sutton, Surrey

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Sutton, Surrey

We are looking for a friendly volunteer who could pop by our British Army veteran’s home and brighten up his day. Having served with the 12th (Yorkshire) Parachute Battalion, he fought on D-Day and was awarded the Legion d’Honneur medal. Now in his 9…

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Model Railway Helper & Companion: Aylesford, Kent

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Aylesford, Kent

We are looking for a friendly and practical volunteer to support our veteran who loves model railways! Having joined the Royal Artillery Air Defence in 1945, he served an Aircraft Spotter in Lebanon and Tripoli. Now in his 90s with sight loss, he can…

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Home visitor/outings buddy: Bognor Regis, W Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bognor Regis, W Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our female veteran in her home and help her get out and about to the local shops. She was previously visited by 2 volunteers who she loved to see, but unfortunately they moved away. Now in her mid-90s …

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Exercise Buddy: Sudbury, Suffolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Sudbury, Suffolk

Our RAF veteran in Sudbury is looking for an active and enthusiastic volunteer to help him regain his fitness by accompanying him on walks and trips to the gym. He had a fascinating military service, having joined the Paratroopers before getting invo…

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Board Games Buddy: Worthing, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Worthing, West Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to play cards or board games with our elderly veteran who is feeling lonely after recently losing his pet dog. Having joined the RAF during National Service in the 1940s, he served as an Airframe Fitter, repair…

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Outings Buddy: Bognor Regis, W Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bognor Regis, W Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Bognor Regis and accompany him on walks in his local area. Having joined the General Service Corps for National Service, he went on to serve in the Royal Army Medical Corps in Germany. N…

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Home Visitor: Polegate, East Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Polegate, East Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our 94 year old female RAF veteran who is feeling lonely and isolated. Having trained at RAF Bridgnorth and Morecambe, she served as Radar Operator in the UK and Northern Ireland. Before losing her sig…

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Gardening and Outings Buddy: Histon, Cambridgeshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Histon, Cambridgeshire

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to support our lovely female Royal Navy veteran who served in Bletchley Park and Ceylon during WW2.  Before losing her sight she enjoyed baking, gardening and reading as well as attending the ballet.  Now in he…

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Fishing companion: Worthing, W Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Worthing, W Sussex

Our blind veteran based in Worthing is a keen fisherman! He would love the opportunity to sea fish on a boat or a beach and would love a volunteer to support him in this.By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive o…

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Home Visitor: Chichester, W Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Chichester, W Sussex

Our Chichester based blind veteran served in the Royal Artillery and was also seconded to the Indian Army, serving in Egypt and Palestine in the 1940s. Before losing his sight, he enjoyed model railways. Now in his 90s, he lives in a residential home…

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Driver/Walking Companion: Brighton

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Brighton

We are looking for an active volunteer who could help our blind veteran get out for walks. Having first worked in an architect’s office, he made the move to the Royal Engineers in 1948 when he was called for National Service. Now in his late-80s, he …

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Walking Companion: Maidenhead, Berkshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Maidenhead, Berkshire

Our Belfast-born veteran would love your help getting out and about in his local area. Having served with the RAF, he has interesting stories of his time spent in Radar Fighter Plotting. Now in his mid-80s, he lives with his wife and spends his time …

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