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Old 08-10-22, 07:00 AM
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Photo taken in Preston, mars 1943. JFAS on collar.
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First thought J..... Fleet Auxiliary Service ?

British was RFAS but was there a Joint Fleet Auxiliary Service

Cap badge looks like Free French Naval Forces.

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Old 08-10-22, 08:29 PM
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Could it be JF & S - a shipping line perhaps?
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JF & Son ???
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Old 09-10-22, 10:17 AM
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Photo taken in Preston, mars 1943. JFAS on collar.
Going by her outfit and the location I would say she was either a bus driver or a clippie who was employed by the local bus operator John Fishwick and Sons.
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Going by her outfit and the location I would say she was either a bus driver or a clippie who was employed by the local bus operator John Fishwick and Sons.
Why the anchor cap badge ?

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Old 09-10-22, 02:47 PM
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Why the anchor cap badge ?

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What makes you think it's an anchor badge?. The top of the badge is buried in the hat and what is on show only appears to be an anchor. It could well be her PSV disc or a brooch of some sort. The lettering on her coat and the location the photo was taken at is enough to convince me.
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I would agree that she is a bus worker.
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What makes you think it's an anchor badge?. The top of the badge is buried in the hat and what is on show only appears to be an anchor.
You may be correct about the coat but I'm still convinced the badge is an anchor.

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You may be correct about the coat but I'm still convinced the badge is an anchor.

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Preston was/is a port .....possibly with seafaring connection that was the badge chosen by the company.
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Photo taken in Preston, mars 1943. JFAS on collar.
Vonschell, if you go to a site called "Old Bus Photos" and post the photo on there I am sure they would help you out. You never know, they might even come up with a name.
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Vonschell, if you go to a site called "Old Bus Photos" and post the photo on there I am sure they would help you out. You never know, they might even come up with a name.
Ok thanks.
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Going by her outfit and the location I would say she was either a bus driver or a clippie who was employed by the local bus operator John Fishwick and Sons.
Yes it's John Fishwick and Sons, many thanks.
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