Dunkirk Veteran Unveils Centrepiece At Catterick Garrison



By Cat Soave in The Press.

History was made today at Catterick Garrison, when four monuments were unveiled to create a centrepiece to commemorate the fallen and marks the 100th anniversary of the Armisitice at the end of the First World War.

Mr David Evans, of Leyburn, a former cavalryman with the 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary’s Own) unveiled a stone-carved locomotive on the camp centre roundabout in the Garrison on the very day of his 100th birthday.

The Garrison Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Joe Jordan and Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, Sir Gary Verity, and guests joined in a rendition of “Happy Birthday” to mark the occasion.


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