In December, when the Prime Minister announced that new medals will be awarded to WWII Arctic Convoys heroes, ITV News spoke to one veteran who had long fought for recognition.
Commander Eddie Grenfell spoke of his anger at civil service advisers who he blamed for the delay.
He said: "These are men who have never heard a shot fired in their lives, and it makes people like myself extremely angry".
Archive report by ITV News' Tim Ewart
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