Night out ended in police car because of Harold Richardson's Derby accent
Here, Derby's Harold Richardon, 93, shares extracts from his wartime diary and looks back at his posting to Aberdeen with the RAF in 1941.
Kitbag to his shoulder and in deep gloom, Percy made his brief farewell to Mam then stepped into the chill of a wet October night from his Leper Street home.
His leave in Derby finished and behind him, he set off for the railway station from where his train was due to leave at 1.10am for Glasgow and the first stage of his journey to Aberdeen.
On part of what had been Doonies Farm, RAF Doonies Hill was three miles out of Aberdeen city; high above Nigg Bay... read more
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