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George Anderson, Radio Officer on board the FORT TOWNSHEND

Date: 1945
Dimensions:
Overall: 60 x 80 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from E M Anderson
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00003665

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    HistoryGeorge Anderson completed his training at at the London Radio College in 1935 at the age of twenty. From 1935 to 1949 he worked as a ship's Radio Officer in the merchant navy, during WWII he was employed by Marconi International Marine Communicationd Ltd. He survived the sinking of the CAPE VERDE on 9 July 1942 and served on ships transporting ammunition and supplies to troops along the North African coast 1942-1943.

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