Heavy Duty Rescue Pass, issued to Charles Parker, Liverpool, 16 April 1941 Item Reference : cny04417
In 1941, Donald and Leonard's father Charles had been chosen according to his particular skills to be a Heavy Duty Rescue worker at bomb blast sights in Liverpool. Charles Parker was a master builder/bricklayer. He was called out during air raid times to appear at the scene of disaster in order to assess the structural safety of the buildings which had been bombed. He would then have to advise the rest of the rescue team on the safest point of entry and how the rest of the rescue could be conducted. Donald Parker was an evacuee to Aberystwyth from Liverpool during the Second World War.
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