Bill (cutting the tomatoes), 97, a veteran of Dunkirk. Endured being dive-bombed and machine-gunned by Stukas while protecting the perimeter of the beach. After several days with no sleep, he was eventually pulled on board a ship by his equipment straps and taken back to Britain. Len (waistcoat), 93, rear gunner on a Lancaster bomber, survived 32 missions over various industrial targets and submarine bases and two plane crashes. Peter (waving the money), 83, royal chauffeur, and drove Dick Van Dyke to the set of Mary Poppins. Peter (lifting hat), 82, accidentally set fire to all his neighbours’ sheds. It took four fire crews to take back control. Richard (fishing hat), 82, Commander on three warships between the wars, and was the Queen’s Messenger at the Foreign Office. Geoff (front left), 87, maths teacher. Kenneth (front centre), worked at Watneys brewery in Barnes, until a beer barrel fell on his head — he assured everyone that there was no longterm damage!