A carer and a friend of Lionel Clark – the man recently honoured with a medal for his bravery during the Second World War – say he deserved the recognition for his heroism.
Lionel Clark was a voluntary fireman when he broke into Coventry Cathedral with an axe after it went up in flames following German bombardment.
The 99-year-old's close friend at the Acorn Lodge Care Home in Nuneaton, Joan Mills, says he's not just a hero, but also a hit with the ladies!
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D-Day veterans from the West Midlands were given France's highest honour today, 18 months after a pledge to award every living soldier.