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Albert Clifford Walker filleting fish on Grimsby docks circa 1960s, (2011), oil on linen, 90 x 120 cm  2011

by john albert walker

My father (1908-72) worked on the fish docks in Grimsby from the age of 14 until his death from diabetes at the age of 64, apart from a spell in the army during WW2 in which he was dispatched to invade Norway. At first Albert was reluctant to work on the docks - he wanted to be a footballer instead - but after his father was killed in WW1 his mother Lily insisted he took a...
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