Written by Paul Jayson (son).
My father, Brian John Jayson, from Bristol, served on HMS Zambesi (Z Class Destroyer) on the Russian Arctic Convoys. He didn’t really talk about it much, but I think he was on the ship when it took part in the evacuation of civilians from the island of Sørøy, Norway.
I’ve attached the few images I have of him during that time:
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