Our Customer Trevor's Story: Incredible Military Life

Published: 22/05/2019

Our Customer Trevor has been with Bluebird Care Cheshire West & Chester for over 2 years.now.  Click through to read the article about his amazing life in the Military during WW2.

Our Customer Trevor has been with Bluebird Care Cheshire West & Chester for over 2 years.now. Download the article below to read about his amazing life in the Military during WW2.

On 1st September 1939, following an unprovoked attack on Poland, Germany starts World War Two. Two days later, on 3rd September, World War Two in Europe begins when Britain declares war on Germany.

Six and a half months later on 15th March 1940, Trevor Hughes (at 4 feet 11¾ inches and weighing 7 stone 6 lbs) was called up to the Infantry Training Centre (I.T.C.) of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers based at the Hightown Barracks in Wrexham.

Here Trevor (aged 23 years) undertook his basic training and in May 1940 he helped to erect tents in Wrexham for the troops evacuated from Dunkirk.

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