Category Archives: George’s War

An Introduction to the coin

When I was about 2 or 3 my grandfather gave me a small leather purse, measuring about 1.5″ x 1″. Inside was a small coin, which is square. It’s a little tarnished, but from research I did about 15 years … Continue reading

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Getting started…George’s War

I have always wondered just why my Grandfather choose to join the Army. In 1940 my Grandfather was working as a milk labourer at what became Unigate Milk Company in Guildford, while his three brothers worked at Manor Farm, on … Continue reading

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