Sir Winston Churchill’s funeral 50 years ago united the country in public mourning as a flotilla, led by the Havengore vessel, carried his coffin up the River Thames to Temple Pier.-Telegraph
He had his faults. He was human afterall. But my enduring memory is of being huddled around the wireless with my mother during WWII waiting to hear more of his inspiring words such as: "We will never surrender!" Something we should all remember today.