Stanley McKessock


  • Royal Navy (Gunner), Ships ; HMS Repellent (minesweeper), HMS Premier (aircraft carrier)

  • Called up during WWII at the age of 18, volunteered for the Navy

  • "I thought the navy would be safer than the army - how young and daft was I?" Stan 1980's

  • Photos (below); Stan with best friend Jim Crab (Aberdeen), Stan with wife Ellen (Glasgow), Stan's granddaughters, Stan's grandson with fellow royal marine bugler

    written by; Anna McKessock (daughter) film; Lydia McKessock, photos; Stanley McKessock, Anna McKessock, CB Harris

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