: Paul Willetts
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. ON. PARADE
. ONCE THE WAR in Europe had ended, Geoff
assumed it was safe to rejoin his family in Glossop where, most likely, he
continued his career as a market trader. According to an account he gave
twentyfive years later, the illusion of safety was destroyed by an unexpected
phone call from the police in late 1946. He remembered the policeman saying, '
You should be down the mine,' to which he replied, 'Well, I've been ill.' As a
deserter, he faced a potentially ...