Apr 18, 2023

99 year old War Veteran reflects ahead of Anzac Day: “I joined up as a boy and came back a man”.

99 year old War Veteran and aged care resident “Gunner” (Wolfe), reflects on his life of service, “It was kill or be killed” and shares his gratitude from life experiences “I joined up as a boy and came back a man. I’m very proud of what I achieved”. #Anzacday #LestWeForget

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