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Worked as a compositor with the Manchester Guardian. Moved to London thereafter.
Journalist and horse breeder. Jointly founded the British Bloodstock Agency. Travelled to Normandy and Kentucky buying and selling racehorses. Regular columnist on racing papers.
Joined the London Division Royal Naval Reserve in 1916. Served in the Mediterranean during the First War on Motor Launches and Cruisers. Worked for Steward and Patterson at Ely. Modified his car to run on paraffin to overcome petrol shortages.
Served in the First War as a Despatch Rider. Lived in Bournemouth. Bought one of the first Minis made.
Operated the bakery at Wendling and a football pools syndicate. Local pub was the Dun Cow at Salthouse for a while. Lived at Hunstanton when retired. Four children.
Served in the RAF with Bomber Command during the Second War. Proprietor of H H Walker Estate Agents in St Peters Road Sheringham. Operated Barney Brickworks near Fakenham. Six children.
Served in the Fire Service and Civil Service. Linguist and writer in later years . Lived in Liverpool, Runcorn and Norwich, spent two years in Bavaria.
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