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Author:

 

Memoirs of Sir Alfred Norris, K. B. E.


Report:

 

16


Page:

 

76


Year:

 

1989


Subject Matter:

 

British Community and Family History



Excerpt:

 

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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