Monday, November 11, 2013

the kindness of strangers

We WILL remember him: Hundreds of strangers flock to Remembrance Day funeral of Bomber Command veteran who died alone aged 99

Hugo Gye
Daily Mail
11 November 2013

"'He was not a hero, he was just someone who did his duty in World War Two, just as his brother and sister did and his father before him in World War One.

'We were expecting a few people, a few local veterans but suddenly it snowballed. It's the sort of send-off you would want to give any loved one."

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