Between 15 and 18 I did absolutely nothing
the RAF turned up
and I said,
So I went
at the time
I found it quite easy.
And I was one of
So it came at the right time for me.
You had a chance to do a trade.
I would allow for an interest in motor
we got on the ship
From Guantanamo Bay,
then to Camp Patrick Henry.
We spent a week in America.
What a week that was.
Oh, that was a week. That was
The week finished
took a train
to New York.
We boarded a ship
But I, we were, we were told to
get out your long johns
and try and get warm
to avoid the submarines and whatnot.
So we woke up and there was Greenland.
Everything on the ship frozen
But I mean,
What lot of chimneys.
Then you look at we see the them you know,
where there might be plenty of work.
And then we got taken by train to Filey.
I went from Filey,
do a motor mechanical course.
after about six or eight weeks,
they sent me back to Weeton
So I went
and meanwhile there
but then I mean, there was Kirkham,
I did a bit of traveling.
I made, I did everything to make myself
I didn't allow things to bother me.
I tried to do things
every way I could.
Anything that was said to do, I did,
and I tried to make myself comfortable.
I didn't worry about going home
I was with the military
My dad was a policeman.
I was a boy scout at one time.
And, you know,
I had an idea about the discipline
So I was all right.
I had no problem that way.