Active service in the Royal Navy
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Sir Neville Marriner 1924-2016: a life in pictures
2. Active service in the Royal Navy
When he himself was called up during World War II, Marriner served in the Royal Navy, participating in motorboat raids into France. He was invalided out of the Navy with kidney damage. After the war he returned to the Royal College of Music and then went to complete his studies at the Paris Conservatoire.