Memoirs of Sir Alfred Norris, K. B. E.
British Community and Family History
1924 was the turning point in my life.
One morning I changed trains, as usual, at London bridge to go to Cannon Street, and was lucky to find a carriage with only nine passengers in it. I got it and took the vacant seat opposite a man reading his "Times". My eyesight was good in those days and, across the carriage, I read in the "Small Advertisements": "For sale. Partnership in well-established chartered accounts' practice in South America. Apply - Cannon Street."
I heard the penny drop with a clang!
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