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Home Visitor: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

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Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

We are looking for a volunteer to support our veteran based in Stonehouse. Having joined the RAF aged 18, our veteran was based in South Africa where he served as a Corporal. He then had an interesting second career as a civil engineer in the UK, Sri…

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Home Visitor: Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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Ongoing
Location
Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

We are looking for a volunteer to visit our Army veteran turned blacksmith based in Bourton-on-the-Water. Prior to losing his sight, he had a great interest in clock repairs, but now contents himself with his garden. He would benefit hugely from a vo…

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Archery Companion: Newport, Gwent (no archery experience required!)

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Ongoing
Location
Newport, Gwent

We are looking for a volunteer to support one of our blind archers! Having joined the Royal Engineers straight after school, our veteran went on to serve in Northern Ireland, the Falkland Islands and Germany until he was discharged as a Corporal. Mar…

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Home Visitor: Weston-Super-Mare, Avon

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Ongoing
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Weston-Super-Mare, Avon

We are looking for a volunteer to visit our Royal Army Medical Corps veteran based in Weston-Super-Mare. Now in his late 80s, our veteran has many interests including gardening, skittles, darts, snooker and is a Manchester United fan! He would benefi…

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Home Visitor: Bristol

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bristol

We are looking for a volunteer to visit our Army veteran who served as a Private with the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. Now in his 90s, our veteran likes to dress to impress and can always be found in a suit and tie! He has a great interest in natu…

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Outings Companion: Midsomer Norton/Radstock

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Ongoing
Location
Midsomer Norton/Radstock, Somerset

We are looking for a volunteer to help our RAF veteran get out and about in his local area. Having joined the RAF as part of National Service in 1954, he was discharged as a Junior Technician in 1956. Now in his 80s and sadly a widower, our veteran l…

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Home Visitor: Stourbridge, West Midlands

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Stourbridge, West Midlands

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our RAF veteran based in Stourbridge. Having joined the RAF straight after school aged 18, our veteran had an interesting military career, serving in Egypt and the UK as a wireless mechanic. Prior to l…

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Walking Companion: Bath

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Ongoing
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Walking Companion: Bath

We are looking for a walking partner for our active veteran based in Bath. Having served in the Territorial Army Royal Signals, our veteran then went on to live in Scotland where he would walk 5-15 miles per day! Since moving to Bath 1 year ago, he h…

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Home Visitor: Mildenhall, Suffolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Mildenhall, Suffolk

We are looking for a volunteer to visit our Royal Artillery veteran who served as a Gunner in Palestine. Now in his 90s, he is a great dog lover, a keen Tottenham Hotspur FC supporter and enjoys listening to Queen and Neil Diamond! Having recently lo…

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Family Tree Researcher: Pickering, North Yorkshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Pickering, North Yorkshire

Our Women’s Royal Air Force veteran has been researching her family tree but has come up against a stump!  She has found out lots of interesting facts about her family but her health and eye sight mean that she now needs a little help. We would like …

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Home Visitor: Prestatyn, Clwyd

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Prestatyn, Clwyd

Our veteran served with the Army Air Corps and had an interesting time working with Scout and Sioux helicopters and beaver aircraft. Before losing his sight, he enjoyed swimming, wine and beer making and was a musician; he still enjoys playing his in…

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Home Visitor: Northallerton, North Yorkshire

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Northallerton, North Yorkshire

Our veteran volunteered for the Royal Artillery in 1939.  During his service he was at Dunkirk, with the 8th Army in North Africa and in Italy.  He was demobbed in 1946 and went on to become a civil servant.  As you can imagine he has many stories to…

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