A DAMBUSTERS hero and his wife have been buried together in an emotional funeral with RAF troops carrying their coffins after dying just 10 days apart. Hundreds of strangers turned out to give Victor and Edna Barnett, who had no children or living relatives, a full military send-off in Telford, Shropshire, today. World War Two hero Victor, known as VJ, was 101 when he died on December 21, while 91-year-old Edna died on New Year's Eve. The RAF appealed for people to attend their joint funeral and it quickly went viral with more than 400 people from every branch of the armed forces in attendance. Mourners lined the streets and packed into the crematorium, while an RAF helicopter performed a fly-past in their honour. The couple's coffins were both draped in the Union Jack flag and were topped with their RAF caps. Each coffin were carried into the crematorium on the shoulders of 12 current service personnel.FALLING IN LOVE The couple fell in love in 1944 while Edna was working in the … [Read more...] about RAF troops carry coffins for Dambusters hero and wife buried together in emotional funeral after dying just 10 days apart
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Updated 10:28 pm CST, Friday, January 4, 2019 A a law enforcement procession and the hearse carrying Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh turn onto Highway 33 from Crows Landing Road, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Crows Landing Calif.Prosecutors on Wednesday, Jan. 2, charged Gustavo Perez Arriaga in Singh's killing. Perez Arriaga, who was in the country illegally, was arrested after a dayslong manhunt as he prepared to flee to Mexico, authorities said. (Joan Barnett Lee/The Modesto Bee via AP) less A a law enforcement procession and the hearse carrying Newman Police Cpl. Ronil Singh turn onto Highway 33 from Crows Landing Road, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Crows Landing Calif.Prosecutors on Wednesday, Jan. 2, ... more Photo: Joan Barnett Lee, AP Photo: Joan Barnett Lee, AP Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close … [Read more...] about Funeral will be held in California for slain police officer
Video PUBLISHED: 20:49 26 October 2018 Jake Foxford The applause for 'The Beat' was contnuous for the entire journey down Portman Road. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant Ipswich’s greatest player was given a hero’s send-off as fans lined Portman Road and applauded while Kevin Beattie’s funeral procession passed the club. The legendary defender’s family arranged for their journey to a private family service to go via the Blues’ home ground so that fans had a final chance to say goodbye.Fans lined the streets beside the stadium to bid him a final farewell in an emotionally charged act of remembrance.Mike Snuffling, 71, had come from Needham Market with a special memento for today’s procession.He said: “This is the first time I’ve ever worn this Ipswich Town scarf since I bought it in 1978 for the FA Cup final.The procession came to a stop outside the statue of Beattie's first manager, Sir Bobby Robson. … [Read more...] about ‘It was a privilege to watch him play’
Updated 7:47 pm CDT, Monday, September 24, 2018 FILE - In this May 25, 2015, file photo, people visit Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery near Memphis, Tenn. On Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, a jury found the cemetery mostly responsible for failing to meet obligations to families whose loved ones’ bodies were mishandled, but hasn’t yet determined how much it should pay relatives. less FILE - In this May 25, 2015, file photo, people visit Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery near Memphis, Tenn. On Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, a jury found the cemetery mostly responsible for failing to meet ... more Photo: Karen Pulfer Focht, AP Photo: Karen Pulfer Focht, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this May 25, 2015, file photo, people visit Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery near Memphis, Tenn. On Monday, Sept. … [Read more...] about Jury finds Tennessee cemetery mostly to blame
SIAN O'Callaghan was just 22 when she was abducted and murdered after a night out in Swindon. Her killer later took police to her body. Here's what we know about Sian and the sicko who stabbed her to death. Who was Sian O'Callaghan? Personal assistant Sian O’Callaghan, 22, was abducted by Halliwell as she made her way home from a night out in Swindon. Halliwell was arrested five days later after CCTV showed Sian getting in his green Toyota Avensis taxi outside a nightclub. He confessed to killing her and took police to her body. He was jailed for life for her murder. Sian's mum Eliane Pickford has revealed she "always thought" her daughter's killer was involved in more murders. When was she murdered? Sian was on her way back from a nightclub when she was abducted by her killer Christopher Halliwell in the early hours of March 19, 2011. Her partially naked body was found near Uffington, Oxfordshire. Who is her killer? Taxi driver and former burglar Christopher Halliwell, … [Read more...] about Who was Sian O’Callaghan, when was she murdered and who is her killer Christopher Halliwell?