Roy Follows

Roy Follows, was born in North Staffordshire in 1929. - the son of a coalminer and newsagent. Fascinated by the thrilling stories of Beau Geste, he left school at the age of 14, with the intention of doing something exciting.' By the time he'd reached his twenty first birthday, he'd already circumnavigated the world several times in the Merchant Navy, and was looking for a new challenge. He joined the Malay police at the age of 22, didn't speak Malay, and had no previous experience of jungle...See more