War veteran’s Palace honour

A Harrogate war veteran has been invited to Buckingham Palace after the HRH The Duke of York visited Kohima, in northern India, and laid a wreath at a cemetery.

Basil Vine, 89, served in Kohima from 1944.

He will visit Buckingham Palace on November 1 to meet around 18 other veterans and the Duke, and see pictures of his visit to Kohima in April 2012.