Mr Albert Jarrett enlisted aged 17 in Jamaica and completed his basic training at Royal Air Force Melksham, Wiltshire England. He later served at Sutton Coldfield, Grantham Maintenance Units during World War 2 where he was a major part of a team who supplied vital equipment to the frontline. His last Unit was Royal Air Force Cosford until his return to Jamaica in 1947 where later demobbed.
After a few years living and working in Jamaica Mr Jarrett returned to England where was very successful in running his own business and raising a family.
Mr Jarrett is now age 97 and is a very able and enthusiastic veteran who thoroughly enjoys sharing his experiences of yesteryear. He is continually sort after by the media for interviews and has often featured on local and national Radio TV and Press. His most recent feature was on TV in the Royal British Legion Annual Remembrance Service November 2020 at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Mr Jarrett was very proud to be presented with his service medal in October after 75 years of waiting..