Ann Williams, the mother of Private Tony Rawson who was killed in Afghanistan, said that having a street named after him was a real source of pride.
When Tony Rawson Way was officially named, she said:
“It’s absolutely fantastic. It makes me feel really proud. It’s a lasting legacy to him and means a part of him will always be here.
“When the council approached me, I was absolutely delighted.....I know Tony would be over the moon. I bet he’s dancing up there right now.
“He loved history and knowing that his name will live on in the borough would make him very proud.”
More top news
'We are here' events in the capital captured in pictures by Londoners are trending on Twitter as the UK remembers the Battle of the Somme.
Detectives have released CCTV of man they want to speak to over the rape of a 20-year-old woman in Finchley.
On a visit to the Olympic Park, Brazilian footballing legend Pele took the time to talk about the Olympics and England's Euro 2016 demise.