This month the country celebrated the 75th anniversary
of  V E Day, the day World War II ended in Europe.The Coronavirus pandemic put paid to city wide celebrations and individual members of the Federation of Ex Servicemen’s Association held their own tributes- within the guidelines of ‘social distancing’ The events were overshadowed by the death of former D Day veteran, Harold Pearsall, and his funeral was held during the week leading up to the V E Day Bank Holiday.