Aged 18, Mrs Terry joined the WAAF to train as a Meteorological Assistant in World War 2.  Her first visit to London was in 1942 to attend the eight week training course.  She was then posted at airfields around the Midlands working in shifts to take...

Aged 18, as radio operator on HMS Moorsom he listened to U-boat radio frequencies in order to locate their position in the Atlantic.  In 1944 his frigate was involved in the D-Day landings, forming part of an outer screen to prevent U-boats getting to the...

Winning the Black Country League for the Brierley Hill Boys. National Service in the 35th Signals Regiment in the Army. Len was an England Football International! Proudly wearing his cap and England tie! Now 83 and living with us at Faithfull House, we are very privileged to have...

One of the finest cricketers of his generation playing 79 tests for England. Mr Graveney played for Gloucestershire and Worcestershire. His achievements for England after being recalled in 1966 have been described as "the stuff of legend." Graveney was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in...

Aged 20 (approx), in an RAF Maintenance Unit in WW2 helping to keep the Lancaster Bombers flying. He then had a long career in nylon production in ICI Fibres and came out of retirement to establish a recycling company at the Gloucester Branch of Pennine...

Aged 24 and aged 93 on 22nd August 2015. Junior Commander ATS 93rd Searchlight Regt of the Royal Artillery....

Aged 17, on Brighton Beach. Aged 18, married the love of her live and emigrated to Los Angeles to work on the Apollo Space Program. Aged 27, in California 1967, had 3 children and moved back to Cheltenham, Houswife, dinner lady, bus conductor! One of the most infectious...

Aged 25 (approx), working for Civil Service War Office. Aged 96, we were proud to have Mrs Hands living with us at Lilian Faithfull Homes....

As the summer of Olympics closes we celebrate the Remarkable Life of Mary Wixey who lives in our newest Home, Royal Court in Cheltenham. Aged 85, competing in the European and World Vet Championships. When Mary retired from teaching she took up a second career competing...

Aged 21, on her birthday in 1926! Aged 25, on her wedding day in 1951. Aged 25, off to work in London in the Civil Service just after the War. Aged 89, a pleasure to have Mrs Tongue living with us at Astell House...