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A Teenager at War

CHAPTER 1 WAR IS DECLARED. As a fifteen year old, my main concern was how the war would affect my sea...

In which you served

The story is already written and I have it on my computer... It is on floppy disc and hard copy 9 pages...

HMS Princess Astrid 1942 to 1944 Hms Vigilant 1945

Can I attach my story which is already written....

DAMAGE AT HIROSHIMAicon for Story with photo

THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN BY MY GRANDAD ON THE 18 FEB 1946 IT SHOWS THE DAMAGE IN JAPAN. MY GANDAD SERVED ON...

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Captain Wylie of HMS Emerald.icon for Story with photo

Captain Wylie of HMS Emerald in the Indian Ocean. This photo was contributed by Fred Jorgensen, boy seaman...

Flight Crew, HMS Idefatigableicon for Story with photo

This is a photo of my father and the men he served with....

Living Conditionsicon for Story with photo

Butlins opened in 1936 and was taken over for the duration of the war as a naval training camp. Butlins...

Life as a Wren air mechanic

WWII Royal Navy Career of Alfred Miles

I Hope this is useful as there are two stories of the same incident....

Tommy Farr's Bar

Fred Jorgensen, HMS Emerald. Picking up Survivors.icon for Story with photo

Picking up 32 survivors from the SS Nancy Miller, sank by a Japanese submarine....

Royal Funeral

My uncle Jack was a pall bearer at King George's funeral....

CAMPAIGN MEDALSicon for Story with photo

CAMPAIGN MEDALS...

GERMAN OFFICERS BEING LED ON BOARD DIDO TO SIGN THE FINAL SURRENDER.icon for Story with photo

HMS GRINDALLicon for Story with photo

HMS GRINDALL...

My Dads War

H.M.S.Emerald Near missicon for Story with photo

Fred Jorgensen 1942. This is a picture of Fred, a boy seaman and pals with a bomb from a near miss on...

Frank Allen Royal Marine 1939-46icon for Story with photo

He was on north Atlantic convoy protection, the bombardment of Salerno, Scicily and also out in the Far...

Rescue at Sea

If this happening differs from any official records,....

Malaysiaicon for Story with photo

Malaysia...

Dog on board

My father took his dog Danby across on D day on the LCT he was commanding....

HMS Grindallicon for Story with photo

Photograph of Ben Brooks in Plymouth after completing training before starting his service on HMS Grindall....

Cape Howe Watch Cetificateicon for Story with photo

Cape Howe Watch Cetificate...

HMS Royal Arthur (Skegness)icon for Story with photo

HMS Royal Arthur. Raymond third row from top — 5 from the left — Training at HMS ROYAL ARTHUR....

War story told to me by the Quay (2003)

This story was told to me when I went to look at the replica of a ship which docked in Harwich Harbour...

HMS Royal Arthuricon for Story with photo

DANNY LA RUE AND GEORGE MELLE BOTH SERVED AT HMS ROYAL ARTHUR....

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