Stanley Pace, who served in the Korean War, tells ITV News Central he is "honoured" to attend the ceremony at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
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Rather cloudy but mainly dry with some brightness tomorrow.
Frost free tonight then mainly dry and bright tomorrow.
Sutty from the Pets as Therapy charity is one popular visitor on the Children's wards, helping brighten up the day for poorly patients.