Our blind veterans
Our blind veterans have many fascinating stories to tell.
Their recollections of how Blind Veterans UK helped them to rebuild their lives are positive and inspiring.
See some rare insights into the past lives of these brave veterans.
Bernard and Brenda's story
For years Bernard was without his sight before realising he was eligible for our support
33-year-old Simon Brown from Morley, West Yorkshire joined us after being blinded by sniper fire in Iraq.
Ken and Billy's story
Ken Facal and Billy Drinkwater lost their sight in an IED explosion in Helmand Province in January 2011.
Blind amputee Anthony Cooper will march with War Widow Thea Davies to the Cenotaph
Billy Baxter's story
Billy Baxter lost his sight when he contracted a rare virus whilst Serving in Bosnia.
Shaun and Thea's story
Thea Davies met blind veteran Shaun Stocker through fallen soldier Captain Stephen Healey.
Matt Rhodes lost his sight when a motorbike accident gave him severe injuries.
Blind veteran Alistair Reid discovered his eye sight was failing later in life.