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We are very proud to welcome our new Patron, Mrs Penny Howard-Bates.


Penny has been a keen supporter of the charity since we were founded in 2008. Daughter of the legendary Major John Howard DSO Croix de Guerre, who led the operation at Pegasus Bridge on D-Day, Penny has done a great deal to support the Veterans who served alongside her father.


Her book, The Pegasus Diaries - a compilation of her father's diaries and her own writing about his extraordinary life, was published in 2006 and a limited edition was commissioned for the charity in 2008.


We are delighted that Penny has agreed to join the 'VC family'.

18th March 2016

Charity Registration: 1123149

Company Registration: 6484880

Fundraising Regulator: 139375

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