Veterans

WW2 veteran celebrates 100th birthday with Mercian soldiers

Retired Captain Bob King marked the milestone with close family and members of the Mercian Regiment.

A Second World War veteran has celebrated his 100th birthday alongside soldiers from the Mercian Regiment.

The soldiers gave retired Captain Bob King a big surprise at his Wolverhampton care home.

The veteran's special moment was captured by his family and members of the regiment, who sang him 'Happy Birthday'.

Personnel also presented him with a military coin and certificate.