Dad's Army star Bill Pertwee 'died peacefully'

The agent of Dad's Army star Bill Pertwee said he died peacefully with his family around him. The actor, who was 86, was known for his role as the air raid warden Hodges in the classic 1970s' comedy. In 2007 he was made an MBE by the Queen.

Bill Pertwee receiving an MBE from the Queen in 2007
Bill Pertwee receiving an MBE from the Queen in 2007 Credit: Press Association
Bill Pertwee outside Buckingham Palace after receiving his MBE
Bill Pertwee outside Buckingham Palace after receiving his MBE Credit: Press Association

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Dads Army star Bill Pertwee dies

Bill Pertwee, who played Warden Hodges in Dad's Army, has died.