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Bob Hopper author of Stretcher Bearer

Bob Hopper reflects on his uncle’s Second World War exploits

My grandfather taught army recruits bayonet fighting in the First World War, so perhaps it was only natural that my father and his two brothers would volunteer to join the Territorial Army Queen’s Westminsters – later to be amalgamated in 1937 with the King’s Royal Rifle Corps. When the Second World War broke out in …

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