Arthur Curling

Arthur Curling

profiles In 1944, when the British government advertised in Jamaica for volunteers for the Royal Air Force against Germany, Arthur Curling answered the call. He was not yet 16 years of age, at the time, but passed the test and enlisted. He recalled, “My parents...
Steve Mitchell

Steve Mitchell

profiles Veron (Steve) Mitchell volunteered in 1944 to join the Royal Air Force. He was 19 years old and had spent the year before as an agricultural worker in the USA. His Jamaican father, David, fought for the British in South Africa during the Boer War (1899-1902)....