More than 70 years after World War II ended, Howlong has paid tribute to those servicemen still living in the town

Anthony Bunn
Updated August 13 2017 - 6:16pm, first published 6:10pm
Troopers: Honoured (from left) Bill Page, 91, Harold Wilkes, 98, Peter Welsh, 93, Jack Hearn, 93, Doug Pressnell, 92, and Ken Cameron, 92. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE
Troopers: Honoured (from left) Bill Page, 91, Harold Wilkes, 98, Peter Welsh, 93, Jack Hearn, 93, Doug Pressnell, 92, and Ken Cameron, 92. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE

THREE times Bill Page nearly had his leg cut off as he was shuffled around Indian hospitals with malaria, dysentery and his leg in a sling.

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Anthony Bunn

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