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A veteran celebrates the 57th anniversary of her marriage to an Army tank to drive

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The traditional celebration of the anniversary, maybe with a delay, after 57 years of marriage, it might be inspiring, this bold, older married couple in Britain to have a toast to the new year’s epic ride in an Army tank.

On Friday, a British Army veteran, Ron Pendry took care of his wife, Violet, a man-in-8-ton, armor-plated tank at a military base in the town of Banbury, Oxon. The thrilling joyride was co-ordinated by Goatacre Manor in his assisted living facility.

On Friday, a British Army veteran, Ron Pendry took care of his wife, Violet, a man-in-8-ton, armor-plated tank at a military base in the town of Banbury, Oxon.
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“It was very emotional to see the tank at first, when I came back in after not doing for so long,” the 88-year-old said, according to the British news agency, SWNS. “The memories came flooding back, and I loved every moment of it, especially in the event of sudden movement, and turns, it was also a lot of fun.”

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“It was very emotional to see the tank at first, when I came back in after not doing for so long,” the 88-year-old said.
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The eighty-year enrolled at the age of 18, and has travelled throughout Europe, including Scotland, Germany, as a driver, and the tank of the instructor.

In the eighty years ‘ service in the British Army at the age of 18, and has travelled throughout Europe, including Scotland, Germany, as a driver, and a tank instructor during his years in the service.
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In 1960, he left the service, and is married to Violet, to continue his interest in cars by working as a truck driver. The couple have two children and are the grandparents to 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren, by SWNS.

In the years since then, and after almost six years of marriage, and Violet, said her husband had long dreamed to drive a tank again.

The thrilling joyride was co-ordinated by Goatacre Manor in his assisted living facility.
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“It brought back a lot of memories for Ron, he’s really excited, bless him. He has been talking about today for a long, long time, so I’m very happy for him,” was her comment.

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In the years since then, Violet said that her husband had long dreamed to drive a tank, which he cites as the highlight of his soldier days.
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“I’m absolutely over the moon. What a fitting way to put an end to his career in the army,” his granddaughter, Sarah Stevenson, agreed. “I would like to thank the Goatacre team will be enough to allow the daughter to drive a tank again. It’s been a good day.”

According to the tank’s driver, Mike, Dex, and Ron will certainly “go down in the record books as the oldest passenger to jump in the tank for a joyride.

The legendary vessel’s journey that will help to Help for Heroes, a British charity that supports wounded, injured and sick military men and women.

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