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Find out about some of Care for Veterans’ amazing residents, and how our care and support is helping them.
Merchant Navy and Army Intelligence Corps veteran Martin had been struggling with his mobility for a little while when he realised he could do with some respite.
Royal Navy Veteran Andy came to live at Care for Veterans in October 2022, having survived a stroke in September 2019 whilst walking his dog.
Ernest Sweeney joined the Army at Howe Barracks, Canterbury, when he was just 18 years old in 1964.
REME veteran Gus talks about growing up during WWII and serving in the Korean War.
Ex-RAF Senior Aircraftsmen and resident Richard Means signed up when he was 17 years old in 1972.
Learn about the remarkable career of Charlie Halls, an ex-Navy veteran, who signed up in 1937 and served in WWII.
The story of World War Two Army veteran and former Queen's Bargemaster, Major Edwin 'Ted' Hunt, who came to live at Care for Veterans in December 2021.
John joined the RAF in 1951. He was called up for his national service during the Cold War and served as an engineer on a Washington Bomber B-29 in RAF Watton in Norfolk.
Resident and former Chief Petty Officer, George, spent 36 years in the Royal Navy as a Radar Operator.
Anthony was a Steward in the Royal Navy for 20 years. In 2018, a stroke left him with weakness in his right side and aphasia.
Former Senior Aircraftman, Larry, served in the RAF during the late 1960s.
The story of World War Two veteran, Len Gibbon, who came to live at Care for Veterans in December 2019.
Former Royal Engineer, Steve, came to live at Care for Veterans in December 2018. This is his story...
Dr Michael Matthews came to live at Care for Veterans in April 2010, having been living with Parkinson’s. He sadly passed away in 2021.
Former Infantry Soldier, Nathan, came to Care for Veterans following a brain haemorrhage.
Former Gunnery Instructor and Deep Sea Diver, Ray, came to Care for Veterans as he needed residential care.
Anita served in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) as Leading Aircraftwoman (LACW) throughout WWII. Anita sadly passed away in October 2020.
Former Flight Engineer and Air Gunner, Doug, came to us in 2017 following a stroke. Sadly, Doug passed away in January 2022.
The story of Care for Veterans' resident, Tony, who is ex-RAF. Tony sadly passed away in November 2020.
Meet Will, one of our youngest residents, who is living with an Acquired Brain Injury.
Rene was a bright character and lived at Care for Veterans until she was 101
Nineteen years ago, ex-RAF airman, Andy, acquired a serious brain injury when he was knocked off his bicycle...
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