Harry Patch, the last survivor of the First World War trenches, is to have a train named after him.
The Class 43 locomotive will be unveiled at Bristol Temple Meads station this morning by his grandson, Roger Patch.
Harry, who was born in Combe Down near Bath, died in 2009 at the age of 111.
A digital portrait of the First World War veteran Harry Patch has been created. Mr Patch lived in Wells and was the last surviving soldier from the First World War. He died in 2009 aged 111.
A white poppy wreath has been laid outside the Mendip Museum in Wells this morning in memory of Harry Patch. Mr Patch was the last British soldier from World War One, who died in 2009. Tessa Munt, MP and Michael Eavis were both at the service to mark the international Peace Day.
People have been gathering on the Cathedral Green in Wells before a service in remembrance of Harry Patch. Among them is Robert Martyr, who has an elaborate tribute to Mr Patch tattooed on his leg.
The RNLI are attending this afternoon's unveiling of a memorial to Harry Patch. They've brought the lifeboat 'Doris and Harry'. It was paid for with profits from Mr Patch's book, 'The Last Fighting Tommy'. Doris Whittaker was Mr Patch's close companion in his latter years.
Alan and Margaret Williams spent 18 months drumming up support for the monument to Harry Patch which is being unveiled shortly in Wells. Mr Patch was the last surviving veteran of World War One when he died aged 111 in 2009.
This is the memorial to Harry Patch, remembered as the last surviving veteran of the First World War. It's due to be officially unveiled later this afternoon in his home city of Wells in Somerset. Mr Patch died aged 111 in 2009.
A monument to the last surviving veteran of the World War One trenches is to be unveiled this afternoon in his home city of Wells in Somerset. Harry Patch died in 2009 at the age of 111. The ceremony will take place following a service in Wells Cathedral and a parade through the city.
The 6th Rifles Band and Bugles will play on the Cathedral Green before the service at 3pm. Around 300 people including members of the Royal British Legion, firefighters, cadets and scouts and guides are expected to take part in the parade before the memorial is unveiled outside the city's museum