Sailor a lifeline during time in the Merchant Navy

Harry Bennett from Swanage, joined the Merchant Navy in 1942, aged 15. His poem, ‘How It Got There’ was a reminder of the lifeline he and his fellow merchant seafarers provided to both troops and civilians in the Second World War.

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