Hundreds of mourners are expected to gather at the funeral of former Royal Marine James 'Jimmy' McConnell. He had no relatives, and lived in a care home in Portsmouth.
However, after hearing of Jimmy's death, other armed forces personnel have rallied together to make sure his funeral will be well attended.
More top news
Grammy award winning singer Foxes - hopes to perform the "Most live concerts in twelve hours, in multiple cities."
Wednesday night's weather for the east of the region
Wednesday night's weather for the west of the region