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Very sad news: Sgt Don Turner XXI Indep Para Coy

Article about: Last night I had a phone call to say my friend Don passed away yesterday. I had known Don for 13 years. We met in Arnhem. He always had a glint in his eye and a ready smile. I have the honou

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    Men like Don made huge sacrifices, overcame great overwhelming obstacles of the mind and body to protect their families and country from totalitarianism. Not a surprise he volunteered...a true man of conviction. RIP

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    Sorry to hear Ade. The Greatest Generation gets smaller each passing day.

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    Another one has gone to Airborne Valhalla ! RIP Don.

    I'm leading an OMG Tour over the weekend and will remember him when i'm on the DZ's and at MDS Crossroads !

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    Thanks once again everyone.

    I spoke yesterday with Don's widow Olive. He passed away very peacefully at home with her at his side. He was in no pain. Don was 91 and they had been married for 69 years.

    Cheers, Ade.
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