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Crowds gather in Douglas for D-Day commemorations

Only remaining Normandy veteran on Island honoured

Dignitaries, war veterans, politicians and members of the public were among a large crowd to gather in Douglas this morning, to commemorate 75 years since the D-Day Normandy landings.

The service was organised by the council, and honoured the Island's only remaining Normandy veteran, 99-year-old Hector Duff.

It took place on the North Quay this morning at 10.15am.

A former lieutenant governor of the Isle of Man, Major General Sir Laurence New, was at the event:

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