Charles’ century celebrations
PUBLISHED: 14:00 15 February 2015
A MAN who served in World War Two celebrated his 100th birthday with a party.
Charles Hall was given balloons and cards to celebrate the big day on January 30.
During the war, he served in the Royal Surrey Regiment. He later became a driver, delivering coal for a company called Victor Pepler and later for Yeates.
His former employer sent him a card to wish him a happy birthday.
Charlies lived in Clevedon with his wife Lilly, who he married at the age of 20.
Lilly died in 1967 but Charles continued to have a love of gardening and tended to an allotment.
He is also a lover of classical music, and has his own collection.
Charles moved to St Agnes Retirement Home in Weston in 2010 and staff there joined friends to help him celebrate his landmark day.
North Somerset Council chairman David Hitchins visited to help Charles enjoy the celebrations.
Charles was also given a cake and champagne.
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