D-Day - 75 Stories: Sapper James Hampshire

Imagine being 19 and one of the first British Army soldiers to hit Gold Beach on D-Day. That’s what Sapper James Hampshire did.

Jim’s nephew Will Todd contacted us to tell us Jim’s story.

Here’s Will with the D-Day 75 story of his uncle who went to war in Normandy as a teenager, an uncle he would never meet.

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