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- BBC Open Centre, Lancashire
- People in story:
- Sydney Lomaz
- Location of story:
- Blackburn, Lancashire
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- Contributed on:
- 24 March 2005
Early 1939, I joined ARP as a boy messenger aged just 14.
I graduated to dispatch rider with the AFS and then later the NFS, on standby for the Liverpool blitz.
At 18, I joined the Fleet Air Arm as an air mechanic, serving later in the Pacific Fleet, moving to liberate Hong Kong.
I then did a short duty in the Hong Kong Police
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