Funeral of WW2 veteran

The funeral of a Second World War veteran, Frederick Leach, who died at a care home in Middlesbrough. The council in charge of his finances issued a plea to find his family. Hundreds of armed forces veterans have attended.

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War veteran's funeral to take place

Frederick Leach

The funeral of a Second World War veteran is expected to be attended by a large amount of mourners today, November 26, after an appeal was made for people to come and pay their respects.

Frederick Leach, who was 94, died in a care home two weeks ago.

The service will take place at St Bede's Chapel in Middlesbrough this afternoon.

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