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Rajindar Singh Dhatt was living in pre-partition India when the Second World War broke out. He joined the army and fought at Kohima and Imphal in North East India.
Joseph Hammond was at school in Ghana when the Second World war broke out. In 1943 he joined the army and was drafted to serve in the 82nd West African Division alongside Gurkha and British forces as part of the Fourteenth Army.
Michael Tibbs, 98, joined the Royal Navy at the age of 18 after the outbreak of the Second World War, following in the footsteps of his father who was a Naval Chaplain.
While sisters Pat Davies & Jean Argles served in the Second World War as codebreakers, their father had been captured and taken as a prisoner of war in the Far East.
Raffaello Moscardini, 95, joined the Royal Air Force as a wireless operator in 1943 and was sent to war in the Far East.
Lance Corporal Stanley William Topham, 4th Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment, was held as a prisoner of war for three years after he was captured by the Japanese in Singapore during the Second World War.
Alan McQuillin, 97, joined the RAF in 1941 taking part in the Normandy landings before being deployed to support the war effort in the Far East.