UK veteran who slipped away from a nursing home to attend D-Day services dies

January 6, 2015 2:45 PM

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UK veteran who slipped away from a nursing home to attend D-Day services dies

FILE - This is a June 7, 2014 file photo of Bernard Jordan, the war veteran found in Normandy after being reported missing from his care home. A British nursing home said an ex-naval officer who gained attention after vanishing from his care facility and taking an impromptu bus ride to France to attend D-Day commemorations has died. Bernard Jordan was 90. Gracewell Healthcare confirmed Jordan’s death on Tuesday Jan. 6, 2015. (AP Phto/Chris Ison/PA, File) (The Associated Press)

LONDON – A British nursing home says an ex-naval officer who gained attention after vanishing from his care facility and taking an impromptu bus ride to France to attend D-Day commemorations has died. Bernard Jordan was 90.

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