This distinguished gentleman pictured here was a former Arctic Convoy serviceman. These brave souls used to take much needed supplies to our Russian allies travelling the dangerous and adverse route through the Baltic Sea to Russia. Often in appalling weather and freezing temperatures. Hence one of the reasons why they all wear the very distinctive white beret.
Cottingham near Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire, England.
From my A Different Time - A Different Place Project, Portraits of War Veterans for the Higher National Diploma course I did at Bradford College circa 2000.
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