Barnsley Residents Applaud 96-Year-OId Veteran on VE Day

Residents of a village close to Barnsley, England, applauded a veteran who served in the Royal Marines as he walked down their street to make Victory in Europe Day on May 8.

Twitter user @RebeccaSonni, who filmed this footage, identified the veteran as 96-year-old Harold Bradbury. This footage shows Bradbury walking down the street in military regalia as neighbors clapped.

Victory in Europe Day, also known as VE Day, marks the day in 1945 when it was announced that the war in Europe had come to an end, after the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany to allied forces. Credit: @RebeccaSonni via Storyful