Sidmouth Second World War veteran turns 101

Joe Daniels celebrated his 101st birthday with family and friends at the Sidmouth Conservative Club

Joe Daniels celebrated his 101st birthday with family and friends at the Sidmouth Conservative Club on Tuesday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 8270-08-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24. - Credit: Archant

A Second World War veteran from Sidmouth was joined by friends and family for his 101st birthday last Tuesday.

East Ham-born Joe Daniels marked the occasion at the conservative club and said: “It all went very well.”

The Lymebourne Park resident was invited to Buckingham Palace for his last birthday, accompanied by Dave O’Connor from the Royal British Legion.

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