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Train named in honour of D-Day hero Harry Billinge

Published on October 7, 2020 - Duration: 01:20s

Train named in honour of D-Day hero Harry Billinge

A D-Day veteran who was one of the first British soldiers to land on GoldBeach in 1944 has said he is “deeply moved” to have a train named in hishonour.

Former Royal Engineer Horace “Harry” Billinge was just 18 when hestormed the beach in German-occupied Normandy during the landings on June 61944.

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Administrative region of France

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