Advertisement

Veterans gather for D-Day soldier's funeral

Mourners have gathered at the funeral of a D-Day veteran who died days after returning to Normandy for this year's 70th anniversary commemoration.

Former soldiers gather for D-Day veteran's funeral

Ray Rowbotham, from Bishopthorpe, was a career solder in the Royal Atillery. He died early on Saturday morning.

Former soldiers gather for D-Day veteran's funeral

Mr Rowbotham also served in North Africa, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Northern Ireland and Germany.

Former soldiers gather for D-Day veteran's funeral