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English Language Helper: Feltham, Middlesex

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Ongoing
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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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Driver/Outings Escort: Dartford, Kent

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Dartford, Kent

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to help our blind veteran and his wife in Dartford. Having joined the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1953, our veteran went on to serve as a Nurse in the British Military Hospital in Malta. Now in his 80s, he like…

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Home Visitor: Southwick, W Sussex

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Ongoing
Location
Southwick, W Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Royal Marines veteran in Southwick. Having joined the Army in Black Watch, he later transferred to the Marines and then the Parachute Regiment, serving in the UK, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany …

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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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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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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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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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