Item BCA - 2017.589 - Roy Shergold tells about his working life after demob in 1947 to retirement aged 82

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BCA - 2017.589


Roy Shergold tells about his working life after demob in 1947 to retirement aged 82


  • February 1st 2011 (Creation)

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one film of 51 minutes

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Roy Shergold, born c1926, was in the Home Guard in the early days of WWII because he was not old enough to enlist. Once he was 17 in 1943 he joined the Merchant Navy. He got his demob in 1947 and up to his 82nd birthday he had been unemployed for just 4 hours. This is Roy's story of his working life which is told with much mirth, fascinating details and shows what a wonderful man of many talents he was. We all miss him and his wonderful smile very much.

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