Guard of honour guides Letchworth Royal British Legion president to his final resting place
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The Last Post rang out and a guard of honour formed to follow the hearse of an army veteran and Royal British Legion president to his final resting place in Letchworth on Monday.
More than 60 people packed into St George’s Church, in Common View, to remember the life of George Miller. The 91-year-old was president of the Letchworth branch of the RBL and fundraised for the charity for 20 years.
His daughter Jackie Miller told the Comet: “It was a very emotional day, but I think it is everything that he would have wanted.
“It was so dignified and very moving, but it had a warmth to it as well.
“It was just lovely that so many people came.”
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As well as the Last Post, the exaltation was also read out – Mr Miller’s reading at Remembrance Sunday services.
For 20 years he collected donations outside the Nisa in Southfields on the Grange Estate in the run up November 11. Mr Miller fought in Italy and North Africa during the Second World War.
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