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Armed Forces Community Presents...: Marie Taylor - "Joining Up"

Posted on 30 October 2012 | Audio

Leaving home for the first time leaves vivid memories on our minds. Signing up for a life in military service and traveling away from hone often bewilders even the most organised recruits. Marie Taylor signed up for the Royal Navy during the three day week in the 1970s. Strikes and power cuts added their own drama to the early days of her training. But the bigger challenge was learning how to look after herself away from family in York.

In her own words, listen to Marie’s story – “Joining Up”.