Star turn

Star turn: A soldier who narrowly survived enemy attacks while serving in Burma during the second world war has celebrated his 100th birthday.  Peter Whiteley was born in Burma on 14 June 1922 and celebrated his birthday at the Royal Star & Garter care home in Surbiton. As well as his birthday card from the Queen, Peter also received a letter from the Burma Star Memorial Fund, on behalf of its patron Prince Charles.