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 Last week D Day Veteran Bill Gladden returned to the barn where his life was saved when he was injured in 1944. Bill Gladden, 98 from Haverhill in Suffolk, served with the 6th Airborne, Recce Regiment. On 6 June, aged 20, Bill flew into Normandy on a glider carrying a tank and six motorbikes, as…

WWII Veteran Reginald Pye has a vivid memory of sharing his food with a young French girl in 1944. He would love to reunite with the child who will now be in her nineties The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans has just returned from a trip to Normandy for the D Day commemorations with a…

The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans escorted a group of veterans to Normandy for the D Day commemorations   London Cab Drivers who volunteer for the Taxi Charity took a group of 24 veterans to Normandy for six days for the D Day Commemorations. The trip included visits to the British Normandy Memorial and the…

A group of fundraising London Cabbies have successfully completed their challenge to climb Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro back-to-back There were two parts to the cabbies ambitious fundraising challenge to raise money for the London Taxi Drivers’ Charity for Children and an Orphanage in Tanzania. Firstly, London Cab drivers Daren Parr and John Dillane flew…

Chelsea Pensioner Roy Knight, died on 16 January 2022 aged 92 Roy Knight, served with the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and was a popular member of the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans. Originally from Croydon, Roy was a London Cab Driver and Blue Badge guide for many years. For the last few years Roy had…

97-Year-Old WWII Veteran Jim Knox attended a Taxi Charity Event and surprised everyone when he decided that instead of supporting the younger veterans, he would compete alongside them                   The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans organised an afternoon of Go Karting for younger veterans and invited some…

On 2 June 2021, a list of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) Awardees was published in ‘The Gazette’ and on the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport homepage. The list included the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans. The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans is thrilled to have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s…