Sheffield World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday

Donald Ford celebrates his 100th birthday with wife Rose and the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, Councillor Peter Rippon and Mrs Susan Ripon.

Donald Ford celebrates his 100th birthday with wife Rose and the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, Councillor Peter Rippon and Mrs Susan Ripon.

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He fought through a world war, rose through the ranks of policing, and even survived deadly Spanish flu as a child...

Now Donald Ford is marking another momentous milestone in a remarkable life – his 100th birthday.

The great-grandfather-of-seven’s extraordinary century has included brushes with death not just during World War Two – when he encountered victims of the Belsen concentration camp – but also as a little boy.

 

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