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World War II veteran, 99, set to return home after beating coronavirus

A 99-year-old vet who survived being a Nazi prisoner of conflict has recovered from the coronavirus, and can return to his home in England Friday, hospital officers mentioned.

Albert Chambers, a former British Military soldier who was wounded throughout World War II and held in a Nazi jail camp for 3 years, is returning to his Doncaster home Friday after defeating COVID-19 at Tickhill Highway Hospital, the place staffers launched a video Thursday forward of his departure.

“There’s nothing I can say,” Chambers informed a nurse on the hospital. “Thanks very a lot and I admire each bit you’ve finished for me. You couldn’t have been higher.”

Chambers, who additionally served as a soldier within the Coldstream Guards and at one level protected Buckingham Palace, was hospitalized after falling at home about three weeks in the past. He later began displaying indicators of the virus and a take a look at confirmed he had picked up the bug, hospital officers mentioned.

“After I get home I’m going to inform all of my neighbors how marvelous the nurses are right here,” Chambers mentioned in a press release launched by the hospital. “I would like to say ‘thanks very a lot’ to them. I admire each little bit of what they’ve finished for me. They couldn’t have been any higher. I’ve been nicely stored and nicely appeared after.”

Chamber’s grandson, Stephen Gater, mentioned his “superb” grandfather relied on his previous as a soldier to beat COVID-19.

“He’s fairly unimaginable,” Gater mentioned. “He’s not solely survived the conflict and being in jail camp, now he’s received the battle with coronavirus.”

Albert Chambers and nurse Paige Lax
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Gater, 49, informed CNN that Chamber’s “fortitude” from his expertise throughout WWII was invaluable in his combat towards the sickness.

“It’s good to have some optimistic information within the midst of what’s a tough time for everyone,” Gater informed CNN. “After we heard the information, we feared the worst, however he’s pulled by way of and it’s superb — the workers there are unimaginable and we owe them an enormous quantity of gratitude. We have been clapping very ferociously final night time at eight o’clock together with everybody else.”

A nurse who cared for Chambers, in the meantime, had nothing however reward for the 99-year-old vet.

“Albert has been a beautiful affected person,” nurse Paige Lax mentioned. “He’s fought to get higher. He wished to get again home. He’s fairly superb.”

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