Leonard Curran Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

D-Day veteran commends hospital Remembrance memorial

A 95 year-old World War II veteran says a ground-breaking hospital memorial is a “fitting tribute’’ to those who lost their lives in the war. Leonard Curran, originally from Carlisle, was emotional at the sight of the Cloak of Poppies at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, which contains 22,000 handmade poppies. Leonard said: “It’s a fantastic memorial. […]