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Blackburn Dinner Meeting with Geoff Leckey

Venue: Beechwood Havan. Fore Street, Lower Darwen. BB3 0QA

Date & Time: 25/03/2019 19:00 - 22:30

Blackburn Dinner Meeting with Geoff Leckey

Start: 7.00 for 7.30 pm - £10 per head for a 2 course meal with tea & coffee. Bookings to Allen on 01254 888982 or email

Geoff was born 1946 into a normal working class family, never learned anything at school nothing would ever stick, always alone,  At 14 started drinking, smoking & stealing,  At 15 I shot my first person luckily it was his hand and I managed to avoid Borstal as it was then. 9 years in the Army 1964 to 1973. Broken and remoulded into what the Army required, 4 tours in N Ireland during the worst period of violence in the troubles, came out 1973 broken, not put back together, alcoholic, was section twice for aggression and one attempted suicide, avoided jail 2 yrs suspended for theft and forgery, lost my wife and kids, and then …….