Actor Jane Horrocks
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Actress Jane Horrocks cries reading WW2 letter

The Queen is to attend a thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey on the final day of 70th anniversary commemorations of VE Day - the end of World War Two in Europe.

It comes after a 1940s-themed concert was held in London on Saturday night.

The actress Jane Horrocks was overcome with emotion as she read a letter written by Lieutenant George F Morrison of the 7th Battalion of the Royal Highlanders to be sent to his mother in the event of his death.

Written in October 1942 it was the last letter his mother would ever receive from him.

  • 10 May 2015
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