Fabulous video from Taxi Charity chairman, Ian Parsons, from when he dropped off a Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity goodie bag to veteran Peter Kent on his 95th birthday... #PeterKent #RNRMC #COVID19 #Coronavirus
One of the last surviving Second World War veterans from east London has died of coronavirus at the age of 95. Len Brace, veteran British Army driver who left his Ilford home at 18 in the height of the blitz and served in the D-Day invasion, died on Saturday at King George Hospital, Goodmayes.
Len, who received the Legion d’Honneur in 2015 in recognition of his contribution to the liberation of France, travelled back to Normandy annually with the Taxi Charity for Military Ve
The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans has been supporting veterans since 1948 and during the COVID-19 pandemic has called on London’s black cabbies and charity supporters to go the extra mile to ensure that veterans have someone to chat with or to do their shopping. Last week, the Chairman of the Taxi Charity, Ian Parsons, did some shopping for WWII veteran Harry Rawlins, who lives in Edgware. Harry, an Arnhem veteran, was in the 8th Armoured Brigade, 30 Corps and was part o
The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans has asked London Cabbies if they can help veterans by collecting essential shopping or by keeping in touch regularly by phone. A card was delivered to all the veterans that the charity works with, asking them to ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’. The card from The Taxi Charity reads: Dear Veteran, We are not making light of the current situation. Far from it! We are still here and don’t want you to suffer in silence. Should you need any help, or