A 90-year-old veteran from Warwickshire has been denied a special award for flying with Bomber Command during the Second World War, despite the fact his colleague from the same squadron received the medal.
The Ministry of Defence says Andy Croxall, who lives in Atherstone, didn't work enough hours.
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