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Funeral appeal for Tyneside war hero

People in Tyneside are preparing to give World War II veteran John Campbell a well-attended funeral.

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Funeral of war veteran will be held today

John Campbell's funeral will be held tomorrow. Credit: .

The funeral of a World War II veteran takes place later, and is expected to be attended by fellow veterans and members of the public.

John Campbell died aged 92, but his carers couldn't trace any family.

After an online campaign, it's hoped that many Tynesiders will attend his cremation to pay tribute to his war record.

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The service will be held at 2.15pm at Whitley Bay Crematorium.

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