ARMY FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT VETERANS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 2005
Former AFPU sergeant John Wernham photographed by WO Giles Penfound, Chief Photographer of the successor to the AFPU, the Royal Logistic Corps Media Operations Unit, for a project to mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Mr Wernham, a practising osteopath until his death at the age of 99 in 2007, is shown at work in his practice in Maidstone.
John Wernham was a Fleet Street printer before joining the AFPU. He served with No 1 Section in the Middle East and the Western Desert from 1942 - 1943. Sgt Wernham then transferred to Nairobi where he was the sole AFPU photographer and cine cameraman covering East Africa Command for the rest of the war.