Thursday, 1 September 2016

JAMES FOX GRAINGER 2

THIS IS JAMES FOX GRAINGER  2.
HE WAS DAD'S HERO AND BIG BROTHER.
HE WAS IN THE MERCHANT AND ROYAL NAVY.
HE WORKED ON MINESWEEPERS  AND TOOK PART IN THE RUSSIAN CONVOYS; SAILING IN SHIPS TO RUSSIA WITH AN OPEN WHEELHOUSE.
HE REFUSED A RUSSIAN MEDAL AFTER HE SAW TWO RUSSIAN SOLDIERS HITTING A WOMAN BEGGING FOR BREAD ON THE QUAYSIDE.
AT DAD'S FUNERAL HE SAID, I HAD BIG SHOULDERS (NOT GETTING UPSET) AND THAT DAD WOULD BE PROUD.. IT MEANT A LOT COMING FROM HIM.
A BIG MAN.
THE SEA IS IN MY BLOOD.
BEACH BUOY.

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