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St Athan appeal for mourners for Welsh Guards veteran

A church has launched a social media campaign to track down mourners for the funeral of a former Welsh Guardsman.

Harold Morgan, who had served in Egypt, lived in a care home in Barry for 14 years until he died aged 85.

His funeral will be held at St Tathan Church, St Athan, on Thursday but no family or friends had been expected to attend.

Concerned only care home staff would attend, Rev Rachel Simpson launched a Facebook appeal for mourners to go to the service in the Vale of Glamorgan.

She said the response had been "massive".

  • 12 Nov 2014
  • From the section Wales
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