Veteran celebrates 100th birthday

George opens his presents
George opens his presents
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A decorated war veteran has celebrated his 100th birthday with family and friends.

George Hockney, a resident at Park House nursing home, attended Woodston Church of England School before serving as a Royal Navy engineer. He earned a number of prestigious medals, including the British Empire Medal. Staff at the nursing home hosted a special party for George. Activities coordinator Tina Ferrari said: “George is a much-loved part of our home and it was wonderful to celebrate this very special day with him.”