The story behind Just Joe

Just Joe III


I found a design on the front of a menu for Christmas dinner 1944. The emblem was a design of a Welsh dragon for Theo’s heritage and the police man’s helmet with Ric’s number. He was a serving policeman before volunteering for war service. The helmet and number can be seen in the two photographs already posted on the blog.

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Just Joe III close-up

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2 thoughts on “The story behind Just Joe

  1. If they didn’t paint it on themselves I think i know who did and he might be still alive, I spoke to him february-the last of the 23 squadron ground crew, as far as I know and the oldest at 98/99 best Pete

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