RAF Veteran with no family .........

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RAF Veteran with no family .........

Post by K4KittyCrew »

From the Daily Mail .................

'Please honour this hero': Appeal for mourners to attend funeral of RAF veteran, 90, who flew in one of the most daring raids of WW2 but has died alone
Sidney Marshall was an RAF gunner and pilot with during Second World War
Awarded Distinguished Flying Medal and was in attack that sunk the Tirpitz
Died aged 90 and undertaker is appealing for mourners to attend his funeral
Wife died 18 months ago, he had no children, and brothers are too old to go

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... alone.html
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Post by AlanW »

Unfortunately, this seems to be an all too common headline lately, but fortunately, always seems to get a good result in the end.
There is no paralell in warfare, to such courage and determination in the face of danger, over so long a period. Such devotion, should never be forgotten.

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