WWII

On Friday 9 April 101-year-old WWII Veteran Major Edwin ‘Ted’ Hunt MVO was taken to have his second Covid inoculation by the Taxi Charity Major Edwin ‘Ted’ Hunt MVO was driven to Lancing Parish Hall for his second Covid vaccination on Friday 9 April by Taxi Charity volunteer and London cabbie Mike Hughes. He was…

When the UK went into the first Coronavirus lockdown on 20 March 2020 no one could have predicted that a year later the country would still be facing so many restrictions. The Taxi Charity has been looking back on the past year.   The Taxi Charity was with a group of veterans in Oosterbeek in…

On 20 January 2021, 100-year-old, Major Ted Hunt, received his Coronavirus vaccination On 20 January Lancing resident, Major Ted Hunt was taken to Lancing Parish Hall by The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans for his Coronavirus injection.     London Black Cabbie and volunteer for the Taxi Charity Mike Hughes, took Major Ted, accompanied by…

After a year like no other The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans has delivered a little Festive cheer to veterans who have missed out on so much during the Pandemic At Christmas for the last ten years veterans would gather from all over the south east for a huge party organised by the Taxi Charity.…

WWII veterans Jeff Haward, Ray Whitwell and Eric Taylor were in France in late May and early June 1940 with the British Expeditionary Force when more than 300,000 allied soldiers were evacuated from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk in an operation codenamed Dynamo Jeff Haward, 100, who lives near Rochester, in Kent, fought from…

 This May the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans would have been taking WWII veterans to 75th anniversary Dutch Liberation and VE Day celebrations. Sadly, these events had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions and many of the veterans will be spending the 8th May alone The Taxi Charity wanted to remind WWII heroes…

Beautifully photographed WWII veteran’s portraits will be on show in the “3945 Portraits Project” exhibition at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum Photographer Glyn Dewis designed the 3945 Portraits Project to honour and remember surviving WWII Veterans by photographing as many of them as is possible, to provide both the veterans and their families with classic,…