Final Journey

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox, 90, from Stockton takes place at St Bede’s Chapel at Teesside crematorium earlier this morning. After Mr Cox, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, died no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal went out for people to attend soContinue reading “Final Journey”

Harry

A few from today and Prince Harry’s visit to the charity Armed Forces & Veterans Launchpad at Avondale House in Byker, Newcastle. The charity provides accommodation and support for Armed Forces veterans who are making the transition into civilian life. The Prince met and spoke with former servicemen who are currently making use of AvondaleContinue reading “Harry”

His duty done

When silence descends at 11am tomorrow morning and the majority of people around the country quietly acknowledge the sacrifice and commitment of the men and women of the armed forces with two minutes of quiet contemplation and respectful thoughts I will be photographing one of those services at my local war memorial in Saltburn. ItContinue reading “His duty done”