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Shopping Companion: King's Lynn, Norfolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
King's Lynn, Norfolk

Now aged 95, our Army veteran is a very independent lady who loves to shop! Although she is able to get out and about in her local area, she would like to get over to King's Lynn where there is more selection. She would love a volunteer who could esc…

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Home Visitor: Littlehampton, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Littlehampton, West Sussex

We are looking for a mature volunteer to visit our veteran in Littlehampton. Having joined the Royal Navy in 1943, he had an interesting time in the military, serving the North Atlantic and Arctic convoys, the D-Day landings and the Mediterranean. Be…

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Home Visitor: Aberystwyth, North Wales

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Aberystwyth, North Wales

We are looking for a male volunteer who could provide weekly companionship for our Aberystwyth-based veteran.  Company, conversation, reading the papers and help with simple art and woodwork projects would really benefit this National Service veteran…

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Home Visitor: Beaumaris, North Wales

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Beaumaris, North Wales

We are looking for a friendly male volunteer to provide much needed company and conversation for our Beaumaris - based WW11 RAF veteran. Following discharge after the war our veteran pursued a career in textiles frequently travelling and living abroa…

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Lunch Club Drivers: Surrey & Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Surrey & Sussex

Our veterans living across Sussex and Surrey would like to be able to attend the quarterly Blind Veterans UK Lunch Club. The Lunch Clubs are a regular quarterly event offering support and friendship for our members, reducing isolation by providing th…

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Home Visitor: Lowestoft, Suffolk

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Lowestoft, Suffolk

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our Royal Signals veteran in Suffolk. Serving as a Dispatch Rider, our veteran was posted to Egypt, Germany, France and Ireland. He has always loved boats and is also a big fan of autobiographies, espe…

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Outings Companion: Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Having joined the RAF in 1942 aged 19, our veteran served as a Bomb Aimer in Europe. After the war ended, he was then posted in Burma, flying in Dakotas until his discharge. Upon returning to the UK, he became Head Teacher in a school for Vietnamese …

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Home Visitor: Slough

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Slough

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit one of our younger veterans in Slough. Having joined the Royal Navy and trained as an Air Engineering Mechanic, he spent most of his service life on board HMS Ark Royal. He then returned to the UK to w…

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Home Visitor: Yapton, Arundel

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Yapton, Arundel

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our veteran in Yapton. Having served with the RAF in Pembrey, he then returned to the UK and had a very different second career as a decorator. Before losing his sight, our veteran loved pigeon racing …

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Home Visitor: Sidcup, Kent

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Sidcup, Kent

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to visit our RAF veteran in Sidcup. Having joined the Royal Air Force in 1941, he went had an interesting time in the military, serving in India, Cape Town and Burma. Before losing his sight, he enjoyed reading…

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Home Visitor: West Witterings, Chichester

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Chichester, West Sussex

We are looking for a friendly volunteer with a military interest to visit our Army veteran in Chichester. Having joined the Army in 1942, he eventually went on to serve with the Commandos, moving between France, Belgium, Holland, Kenya, Italy and Aus…

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Outings Companion: Camden, North London

Length of Role
Ongoing
Location
Camden, North London

We are looking for a friendly and patient volunteer to visit our North London veteran. Born in Gujarat, India, our veteran joined the RAF in 1953, serving in Malaysia, Singapore and Wiltshire before being discharged as a Corporal. Now in his late 80s…

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