The 92-year-old war veteran who had his medals stolen on the 70th anniversary of D-Day has told ITV News they are irreplaceable. A man duped his way into Dixie Dean's house on Friday as the world watched the events to mark the anniversary of the historic landings.
Today his regiment the Grenadier Guards said they would replace the medals for him. But Dixie Dean was adamant only getting his own medals back would be good enough.
92-year-old Dixie Dean originally thought the medals were taken during a burglary involving a conman.
Dixie Dean opened the door to a man who said he had come to check the water supply.
A decorated soldier has had his medals stolen during a burglary at his home in New Barnet.