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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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People line the streets of Tamworth for veteran's funeral

Paying their respects Credit: ITV News Central

The streets of Tamworth have been lined with people this lunchtime for the funeral of a Second World War veteran.

Hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects to 89-year-old Albert Vaughan.

Six people were due to attend Albert's funeral, until an online appeal from his care home manager went global.

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