Harry Billinge MBE and his wife have been together for over 6 decades. Let us learn more about the D-Day veteran.
Harry was born Horace Raymond Billinge.
He was part of one of the first troops to have landed at Gold Beach on D-Day.
Harry considers himself lucky and has dedicated his life to raising funds to honor his fellow soldiers.
Harry Billinge Wife And Family
Harry Billinge wife is Sheila Billinge.
The elderly couple has been married for over 65 years.
Currently, we do not have further information about his family.
Harry Billinge Age: How Old Is D-Day Veteran?
Harry Billinge age is 94 years old.
But his date of birth is yet to be uncovered.
Harry was just 18 years old when he arrived on Golden Beach on June 6 of 1944.
Recalling the events, he said, “It was hell on earth. Murder. The sea was red with blood, human blood,” to BBC.
Mr Billinge is extremely humble and has worked most of his life fundraising.
Watching Harry Billinge talk about the friends he lost on D-Day will forever be as beautiful as if it brutal.
He IS a hero and so are many others who aren’t here to tell us about it. #RemembranceSunday pic.twitter.com/uTR3QrTDM5
— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) November 8, 2020
Harry Billinge Wikipedia
Billinge does not have a Wikipedia biography, although he is an honorable personality.
But, one can find details about him online, most notably BBC.
Hopefully, Harry will be getting a Wikipedia page about him in the future.
— BBC Breakfast (@BBCBreakfast) November 7, 2020
Harry Billinge Medals And Honors
Harry Billinge has several medals for his contribution to the military.
The former Royal Engineer Billinge was recently awarded an MBE award.
An MBE medal is given for an outstanding achievement or service to the community.
MBE stands for Member of the Order of the British Empire.
He also holds France’s highest award, the Legion d’Honneur.
Harry also had a train named after him in honor of his bravery and fundraising.
For him, it is important that the fellow soldiers who lost their lives in the war be remembered.