Hector Duff is the Isle of Man's best-known veteran of World War II, having spent many years visiting schools and speaking publically about his experiences during the D-Day landings and more.
Here Mr Duff talks to David Callister about his life outside of his war experiences, including: his childhood and school days in the Isle of Man, Cowley Crammag in Tholt y Will, working as a Station Master for Isle of Man Railways, and his later career in the Isle of Man Police Force.
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Mr Hector Duff, born to Scottish and Manx parents, talks to David Callister about his memories, including:
Childhood memories of parents
Early school days
Career in seamanship and navigation
Cowley Crammag in Tholt y Will
Station Master for Isle of Man Railways
Joining the Army at the start of WWII
Joining the Police Force
Working conditions and pay as a policeman