N.W. Barrett

Corporal Norman W. Barrett, 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars (B.Com., FCA)

After leaving the Army, Norma qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) and went to work at Phillips as Internal Auditor. After that he worked as Accountant for Scapa.

Then he moved to Manchester to work for Bemrose Corporation and he finished his working life as Managing Director of Norbury Packaging.

During his time in Manchester he spent 25 years as a local Councillor and Chairman of Finance for Trafford Council (he was the last Chairman of Hale Council before it merged with Trafford).

He served on Industrial Tribunals for many years and was involved with the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club after we moved permanently to Abersoch.

He kept his vow after the war was over, to spend any spare time to help others.

He was married to Evelying for 55 years and had a dauther, Gillian, who is a Chartered Physiotherapist.

1939-45 STAR

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