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D-Day hero determined to pass on remembrance legacy as veterans' association verges on closure

Haringey Independent: Mervyn Kersh, a member of the Southgate Branch (75th) of the NVA, met David Cameron on his trip to Normandy earlier this month

9:00am Friday 20th June 2014

A war hero who recently returned from the D-Day 70th anniversary celebrations says he is determined to pass on the legacy of remembrance to the next generation.

D-Day 70th anniversary in pictures

Haringey Independent: D-Day commemorations at Reardon Court care home

2:49pm Monday 9th June 2014

Residents at a care home took a trip down memory lane with a sing song to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

92-year-old veteran has war medals stolen on D-Day anniversary

Haringey Independent: The victim in his renadier Guards uniform, wearing some of the medals stolen

8:25am Monday 9th June 2014

A 92-year-old war veteran had his medals stolen on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings.

D-Day 70: Live updates as Europe remembers

Haringey Independent: D-Day - credit MOD

10:00am Friday 6th June 2014

Live updates as Europe remembers the sacrifices made by the the armed forces on D-Day 70 years ago

D-Day commemorations: RAF Museum pays special thank you to servicemen

Haringey Independent: D-Day veterans are reunited with the Hawker Typhoon..

12:40pm Friday 6th June 2014

D-Day veterans have been reunited with a rare Second World War aircraft as part of today’s 70th anniversary commemorations, thanks to the Royal Air Force Museum.

Aldenham School holds D-Day commemoration

Haringey Independent: Aldenham School holds D-Day commemoration

12:09pm Friday 6th June 2014

An Aldenham school commemorated D-Day with a service focusing on sacrifice and remembrance.

D-Day 70th anniversary: 'I feel very proud my father was a part of it'

Haringey Independent: John Bishop says he is considering offering his father's memorabilia to a museum

11:15am Friday 6th June 2014

The son of a Second World War hero is making some of his father’s memorabilia public for the first time on the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

WWII veteran to return to Normandy for 70th commemorations

Haringey Independent: David Render

3:31pm Thursday 5th June 2014

An 89-year-old D-Day veteran is preparing to embark on a pilgrimage back to the Normandy beach where he served as a troop leader 70-years-ago.

D-Day activities at Royal Air Force Museum

9:02am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A flypast of Second Word War bombers, a tank tour and a film screening will be among activities marking D-Day at the Royal Air Force Museum.

D-Day veteran recalls terrifying beach landing 70 years on

Haringey Independent: Mervyn Kersh, now 89, is set to revisit the beaches of Normandy for what could be the final time

1:08pm Monday 2nd June 2014

It was 4am on June 9, 1944, and Private Mervyn Kersh was awoken as his military ship neared the French coastline after a 14-hour crossing from Britain’s shores.

Radlett D-Day veteran Ernie Brewer dies aged 89

Haringey Independent: D-Day veteran, Ernie Brewer, from Radlett passes away age 89

4:30pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A veteran of the 1944 Normandy campaign from Radlett has died at the age of 89.






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