The son of a World War Two veteran says that service personnel who served on the Arctic Convoys have been let down over the wait for their campaign medals.
The honours are only being given out after a lengthy campaign by the veterans and their relatives.
Herbert William 'Stormy' Lovegrove, from Penarth, passed away just two months before he was due to receive his from Prince Michael.
Today was his funeral. Nicola Hendy reports
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Sporadic outbreaks of rain will spread to all areas overnight, perhaps with some heavy bursts at first before these ease.
Ron Jones survived Auschwitz and has supported the Poppy Appeal for over four decades. Today he celebrates his centenary.