Funeral sparks global interest

Hundreds of people have turned out in Tamworth to pay their respects at the funeral of a Second World War veteran that none of them knew. Six people were due to attend Albert Vaughan's funeral, until an online appeal went global.

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Details of war veteran's funeral that has sparked a global interest

A map of the stopping points for the funeral of Second World War veteran Albert Vaughan Credit: ITV News Central

A church service will take place at 12:30 at St Editha's Church in Tamworth, Staffordshire (the red point).

The cremation will take place at 13:30 at Sutton Coldfield Crematorium in Sutton Coldfield (the blue point).

A special service will also be held at the Sutton Coldfield Social Club following the cremation (the yellow point).

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