Fond farewell to D-Day veteran Rose Davies as ceremony marks ‘extraordinary’ life of 107-year-old

By David Tooley, Shropshire Star

By all accounts Rose Davies, D-Day veteran, volunteer and charity patron was a “most remarkable” woman.

Not just because she reached the astonishing age of 107 before she died at her Shrewsbury home on March 22 this year but because of her “indomitable” character and the love she gave as a mother, grand mother and great grandmother.

Mrs Davies was also one of a rapidly diminishing band of veterans who took part in the momentous D-Day landings on June 6, 1944. The 80th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Nazi occupied Europe, which led to the end of the Second Word War, will be marked later this year.

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