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Ex-Royal Marine amazes pupils with account of WWII

Decorated World War II veteran addresses Year 4 pupils at Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall, Lancashire

By on Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Ex-Royal Marine Thomas Edmondson, a decorated World War II veteran, addressed Year 4 children at Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall, Lancashire. ‘When we arrived in France soon after D Day, the bombing made the ground shake 
and Caen was flattened,’ he told wide-eyed pupils. The children gained important insights from the encounter

Ex-Royal Marine Thomas Edmondson, a decorated World War II veteran, addressed Year 4 children at Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall, Lancashire. ‘When we arrived in France soon after D Day, the bombing made the ground shake and Caen was flattened,’ he told wide-eyed pupils. The children gained important insights from the encounter