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Island veteran commemorates 75 years since D-Day landings

Hector Duff only remaining Normandy veteran here at 99 years old

Today marks 75 years since the D-Day landings at Normandy.

service of remembrance to honour those Manxmen who stormed the beaches in France was held on Douglas' North Quay this morning.

The Island's only remaining Normandy veteran is 99-year-old Hector Duff, who survived the landings, as well as campaigns in Italy and North Africa.

He is the last of a generation who in his own words, saw things that 'no pen in the world could write.'

Ahead of the service, Aaron Ibanez went along to his home in Onchan:

The chief minister has paid tribute on Twitter:

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