D-Day veteran and 'absolute gentleman' Les Stocking dies at 97

A Shrewsbury veteran who was part of the D-Day landings has died at the age of 97.

Les Stocking.
Les Stocking.

Les Stocking, who was born in India but spent nearly his entire life in the Harlescott area of Shrewsbury, was awarded the Legion d’Honneur – the highest decoration in France, for his service in the Second World War.

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