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Group Captain Leonard Cheshire VC told boys at WGS that "it was not necessary for them to identify with a cause. It is not the great campaigns and causes that count, nor doing the spectacular and great things in life, but doing the things that are within our reach and doing them well."
War: "We lived through those years believing that all we needed to do was win the war and then there would be a golden area of peace. But winning the war was one thing: winning peace was another."
Sadly, either Harold was just unlucky that this photograph was taken when he blinked, or he had just listened to very extensive information on the Cheshire Homes for disabled boys.