Walter Bentley RAF 570 Squadron had died, aged 97.
Walter and his crew survived a crash when their Short Stirling was shot down on 23 September 1944 during Arnhem fights.
Here is an extract from the article which can be seen at the link below:
https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk ... o-15470967
Few images from the article of the Manchester Evening News:His funeral will take place at Agecroft Cemetery at 1pm on Monday, December 10.
Walter has no surviving family and only a handful of friends.
It is hoped his home city will show its thanks and respect for a man who put his life on the line to defend his country, playing a part in one of the major clashes of the war.