75th Anniversary of VJ Day commemorative tins delivered to war veterans by Taxi Charity

Image credit: The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans

To mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day on Saturday 15 August, the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans is delivering specially commissioned VJ Day commemorative tins, filled with sweets and a miniature or two, to WWII veterans.

The charity delivered tins earlier this year to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day and received so many phone calls from veterans thanking them for thinking of them during lockdown that they wanted to replicate the idea for VJ Day, for all their WWII veterans including those who served in the far east and are often known as the “forgotten fleet” or “forgotten army”.

Dick Goodwin, Vice President, Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, said: “The Taxi Charity had a commemorative VJ Day tin specially designed for WWII veterans for the 75th anniversary featuring a work by war artist Thomas Dugdale. The tins are being delivered to local veterans by volunteer London Cabbies and the tins for those who live further away have been posted.

“With most VJ Day events having to be cancelled, it is our way of letting all our WWII veterans know we are thinking of them on this very important anniversary.”

The unique VJ Day Commemorative tin pictured above was delivered to WWII veteran Roy Miller by London Cabbie and Taxi Charity volunteer Silvi Oliveria.

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