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‘Lonely’ WW2 veteran’s Christmas card plea answered

A “lonely” World War Two veteran has been made “very happy” after being inundated with Christmas cards following a friend’s Facebook plea.

Ted Owens, 93, a former Royal Marines Commando from Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, has received dozens of cards, which he said me him “feel young again”.

Author Mark Llewhellin, a former Army Commando, met Mr Owens a year ago when he interviewed him and posted the request on Facebook on Wednesday.

‘Lonely’ WW2 veteran’s Christmas card plea answered
‘Lonely’ WW2 veteran’s Christmas card plea answered

The pair have since thanked everyone who sent the cards.

Video: Mark Llewhellin

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