VIDEO: Wellesbourne resident celebrates 106th birthday


D-DAY campaign veteran Emlyn Morgan celebrated his 106th birthday last week.  The Wellesbourne resident, originally from South Wales, marked the occasion with a small celebration at his Lawrence Mackie House home attended by staff, family and friends.

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Emlyn Morgan pictured last Wednesday celebrating his 106th birthday with his daughter Marian Morgan. Originally from Fishguard in South Wales, Mr Morgan received a birthday card from the Queen which he can be seen holding along with his Légion d’honneur medal, France’s highest order of merit for his service during the D-Day campaign with the Royal Army Service Corps.                                                                                Photo: Mark Williamson