Alfred Adams was young and successful family man, making headway in the still-new and exciting world of the music industry. He sacrificed everything for his country.
Ernest Lewis was a plumber by trade and a happily married man. He volunteered for the RAF and, after a few missteps, became a flight engineer posted to 76 Squadron. He and his crew would be shot down on 12/13 June 1944.
The Boatswain's Call
My ancestor William Drake was pressed into the Royal Navy in the early 1790s. He saw action from the Baltic to the Carribbean Seas and reached the lofty rank of Boatswain.