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Final farewell to Second World War Veteran

Final farewell to Second World War Veteran

5:47am 30th November 2009

The funeral of a Second-World-War veteran from Slingsby near Malton is getting underway.

George Chapman died aged 86 - more than 65 years after he landed on Normandy's Gold Beach on D-Day.

He was a avid member of the Normandy Veterans Association and revisited there on two occasions in his life.

George - who leaves a daughter, 3 grandchildren and his brother - died at home after suffering from cancer.

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