Constable Goronwy Evans' funeral
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Funeral for George Medal officer Goronwy Evans

The funeral of a former policeman given the George Medal for bravery during the Blitz has been held in Portsmouth.

Constable Goronwy Evans was one of two policemen awarded the medal during World War II.

Members of Hampshire Police Choir sang at the service, which was attended by The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth.

Mr Evans, who moved to Hampshire from Wales when he was just 17, died aged 94.

  • 07 Dec 2012