Elderly man 'gutted' after family war medals and jewellery are stolen

"I really wanted to pass them on to my own children and grandchildren"

An elderly man has been left 'gutted' after his family's war medals and jewellery were stolen in a burglary at his home in Nailsea.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary is now appealing to members of the public for information following the break-in which has left Roy Bowden with nothing left.

The burglary happened at a property in Vynes Way at about 6.30pm on Monday (January 20). The thieves...
source: Bristol Post

2020-01-24 19:50
Latest news from Bristol Post
today 00:41 'I will do what I’ve got to do': Love Island's Siannise and Luke T on their plans to move in
today 00:41 'I will do what I’ve got to do': Love Island's Siannise and Luke T on their plans to move in
today 22:35 Solo 45's defence claims all four alleged victims fully consented to sexual activity with him
today 22:35 'Save Turbo Island': Petition launched to save infamous corner of Stokes Croft
yesterday 21:32 Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey or Lisa Nandy? Voting gets underway in Labour leadership race
yesterday 21:32 'Too far': Amazon shoppers divided over what's hidden inside doll
yesterday 21:32 'Too far': Amazon shoppers divided over what's hidden inside doll
yesterday 20:29 Search for missing teenager Kianna Black who has not been seen for six days
yesterday 20:29 Search for missing teenager Kianna Black who has not been seen for six days
yesterday 20:29 Cyclist managed to escape three armed men on a motorbike at Bristol beauty spot
yesterday 19:26 UK National Lottery results: Set for Life winning numbers on Monday, February 24
yesterday 19:26 Parents warned about dangerous 'skull breaker prank' that's making its way to British schools
yesterday 19:26 Parents warned about dangerous 'skull breaker prank' that's making its way to British schools
yesterday 19:26 John Langley, aka former porn producer Johnny Rockard, to stand in Bristol mayoral election
yesterday 19:26 John Langley, aka former porn producer Johnny Rockard, to stand in Bristol mayoral election
yesterday 18:23 New café and artists studio set to open in St Paul's by the spring
yesterday 18:23 Cyclist managed to escape three armed men on a motorbike at Bristol beauty spot
yesterday 18:23 'Like a new signing' - Bristol City fans celebrate as Benik Afobe returns to training
yesterday 18:23 'Like a new signing' - Bristol City fans celebrate as Benik Afobe returns to training
yesterday 18:23 Updates: M32 and M4 traffic delays as slip road closed after fire near Tesco Eastville
Latest news from Bristol
today 00:41 'I will do what I’ve got to do': Love Island's Siannise and Luke T on their plans to move in
today 00:41 'I will do what I’ve got to do': Love Island's Siannise and Luke T on their plans to move in
today 22:35 Solo 45's defence claims all four alleged victims fully consented to sexual activity with him
today 22:35 'Save Turbo Island': Petition launched to save infamous corner of Stokes Croft
yesterday 21:56 ITV’s McDonald & Dodds: Who's in it and everything else you need to know
yesterday 21:56 Police appeal for help in search for missing 14-year-old
yesterday 21:56 Somerset football club turning 100 this year will get new stadium
yesterday 21:32 Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey or Lisa Nandy? Voting gets underway in Labour leadership race
yesterday 21:32 'Too far': Amazon shoppers divided over what's hidden inside doll
yesterday 21:32 'Too far': Amazon shoppers divided over what's hidden inside doll
yesterday 20:29 Search for missing teenager Kianna Black who has not been seen for six days
yesterday 20:29 Search for missing teenager Kianna Black who has not been seen for six days
yesterday 20:29 Cyclist managed to escape three armed men on a motorbike at Bristol beauty spot
yesterday 19:50 Emirates airlines looks to West Country for cabin crew recruits
yesterday 19:50 Police reveal weapon used in fatal shooting at Somerset village
yesterday 19:26 UK National Lottery results: Set for Life winning numbers on Monday, February 24
yesterday 19:26 Parents warned about dangerous 'skull breaker prank' that's making its way to British schools
yesterday 19:26 Parents warned about dangerous 'skull breaker prank' that's making its way to British schools
yesterday 19:26 John Langley, aka former porn producer Johnny Rockard, to stand in Bristol mayoral election
yesterday 19:26 John Langley, aka former porn producer Johnny Rockard, to stand in Bristol mayoral election
yesterday 18:47 Bridgwater's newest hotel set for large digital advertising board
yesterday 18:47 Bridgwater's newest hotel set for large digital advertising board
yesterday 18:47 Council in £6m bid to address problem roundabout in town centre
yesterday 18:47 Works mean train services delayed across South West for two months
yesterday 18:47 Works mean train services delayed across South West for two months
yesterday 18:47 Yeovil and Taunton traffic live: Two crashes cause chaos on major A roads
yesterday 18:47 Inside new restaurant on luxury estate honouring 'best Somerset has to offer'
yesterday 18:23 New café and artists studio set to open in St Paul's by the spring
yesterday 18:23 Cyclist managed to escape three armed men on a motorbike at Bristol beauty spot
yesterday 18:23 'Like a new signing' - Bristol City fans celebrate as Benik Afobe returns to training
yesterday 18:23 'Like a new signing' - Bristol City fans celebrate as Benik Afobe returns to training
yesterday 18:23 Updates: M32 and M4 traffic delays as slip road closed after fire near Tesco Eastville
yesterday 18:23 Greta Thunberg to visit mural of herself during Bristol visit
yesterday 17:44 The people convicted at Taunton Magistrates Court in the last week
yesterday 17:44 The people convicted at Taunton Magistrates Court in the last week
yesterday 17:20 Greta Thunberg to visit mural of herself during Bristol visit
yesterday 17:20 Revealed: Which Championship clubs get the biggest TV audiences, including Leeds United and Bristol City
yesterday 17:20 Revealed: Which Championship clubs get the biggest TV audiences, including Leeds United and Bristol City
yesterday 17:20 Man ruins kitchen with red wine from Lidl and wins £100 compensation
yesterday 17:20 Man ruins kitchen with red wine from Lidl and wins £100 compensation
yesterday 16:41 The babies being born with drug withdrawal symptoms
yesterday 16:41 Why Princess Anne, Wera Hobhouse and Jacob Rees-Mogg met in Bath today
yesterday 16:41 Why Princess Anne, Wera Hobhouse and Jacob Rees-Mogg met in Bath today
yesterday 16:41 Residents could face new fight to prevent 220 houses being built in Ilminster
yesterday 16:41 Residents could face new fight to prevent 220 houses being built in Ilminster
yesterday 16:41 Old glove factory could be transformed into new restaurant
yesterday 16:41 Old glove factory could be transformed into new restaurant
yesterday 16:41 Man in van attempts to abduct girl, 11, on her way to park in Backwell
yesterday 16:41 Man in van attempts to abduct girl, 11, on her way to park in Backwell
yesterday 16:41 Police providing 'support and reassurance' to public at shooting scene
Latest news from Great Britain
today 03:56 Princess Anne’s ex-dog trainer involved in horror shooting at PM’s former childhood home
today 03:56 Ivanka Trump humiliation: POTUS daughter slammed for US tax paid India 'vacation'
today 03:56 The Masked Singer on FOX: Oscar-winner hiding behind Mouse mask - here's who
today 03:56 Royal snub: Kate and William to swerve Harry and Meghan once again in bombshell move
today 03:56 Greta Thunberg heartbreak: The devastating illness that nearly hospitalised activist
today 02:53 Furious caller makes bleak Labour Party prediction and blasts Keir Starmer's plan a 'joke'
today 02:53 ‘Don’t panic’ Warren Buffet shock advice over stocks plummeting amid coronavirus spread
today 02:53 Lucifer season 5 theories: Real reason for Lucifer's return to earth revealed
today 02:53 Tyson Fury lined up for £400m Saudi Arabia showdown with Anthony Joshua or Deontay Wilder
today 02:53 Sturgeon on the brink: Shock clue dropped that has left voters CONVINCED she will move on
today 02:05 Scott Taylor column: Why players had on-field meeting after Wigan loss
today 02:05 Scott Taylor column: Why players had on-field meeting after Wigan loss
today 01:50 Britons FURIOUS after France threatens to fight hard for fishermen – ‘Bring it on!’
today 01:50 Daily horoscope for February 25: YOUR star sign reading, astrology and zodiac forecast
today 01:50 My advice to Harry and Meghan: move on and stop whinging – it's over, says VANESSA FELTZ
today 01:50 The Walking Dead season 10: Connie alive as showrunner drops huge spoiler?
today 01:50 Sussex backlash: ‘Spoilt, arrogant and nasty’ - Meghan and Harry ‘disrespect’ Queen
today 01:50 Seriously?! The horror sum Meghan and Harry will receive despite taxpayer security fears
today 00:47 Hunters season 2 release date: Will there be another series?
today 00:47 Trent Alexander-Arnold identifies what was crucial as Liverpool mounted West Ham fightback
today 00:47 Coronavirus outbreak: WHO reveals the 'main way' deadly virus is rapidly spreading
today 00:47 Labour leadership hopeful Keir Starmer opens door to EU free movement at next election
today 00:47 EU budget row: Manfred Weber accuses EU nations of being ‘selfish’ in furious outburst
today 00:47 Bed bugs: This smell in your home may signal you’ve got a bed bug infestation
today 00:47 Matt Baker: Countryfile host speaks out on ‘bizarre’ double life in honest admission
today 00:47 Power theories: Tasha St Patrick’s escape from prison revealed in big twist?
today 00:47 Coronavirus shock video: Watch as millions queue for 48 hours for face masks panic sets in
today 23:53 HMP Brockhill in Redditch to close as part of prison cuts
today 23:53 Post-Brexit £1.7bn boost spells vast opportunity for business
today 23:53 Business leaders from across region demand Chancellor's March Budget is a 'budget for the north'
today 23:47 Men jailed for smuggling 29 Vietnamese people into Britain on yacht Jon Ransom, Glen Bennett, Frank Walling and Keith Plummer put the group on to a small yacht before cramming them into a van.
today 23:47 Sir Frederick Barclay secretly recorded at Ritz by own family, court hears The "elaborate system of covert recording" only came to light last month when one of the defendants was filmed "handling the bug".
today 23:44 Girl, 12, drowned in river after friend said ‘she’d kill her if she didn’t get in’
today 23:44 Four injured after bus mounts vehicles in car park collision
today 23:44 The Rookie season 2 cast: Who is in the cast of The Rookie?
today 23:44 India-Pakistan war threat: Kashmir ‘terrorists’ threaten peace, police chief warns
today 23:44 Labour’s Dawn Butler in shock U-turn after claims babies are born ‘without sex’
today 23:44 UK cold weather: Will it snow near me? Latest as -4C freeze to hit Britain
today 23:44 Coronavirus: WHO warn to ‘be on alert and ready’ as deadly virus spreads across Europe
today 23:44 Polling guru John Curtice exposes 'considerable challenge' with Brexit trade talks
today 23:44 Meghan Markle and Harry’s defiant response was to show Queen ‘is not the boss’ of couple
today 23:44 Meghan Markle fury: Major row ERUPTS over Sussexes £20m-a-year security - 'Won't starve!'
today 22:47 Gary Neville reveals his biggest Liverpool fear as Manchester United legend dreams of title reprieve
today 22:47 Rangers boss Steven Gerrard reveals his Florian Kamberi second guess as he admits to striker juggling act
today 22:47 Scott Brown rekindles Kieran Tierney Celtic bromance as pals reunite for 'wee catch-up'
today 22:41 Couple evacuated from coronavirus-hit Wuhan ‘face £10,000 bill to give birth in UK’
today 22:41 Britain’s worst female paedophile back on streets with dyed hair as ‘disguise’
today 22:41 Archaeology news: Ancient city linked to myth of King Midas is found in Turkey
today 22:41 Onward release date, cast, trailer, plot: When is Disney Pixar movie Onward out?
today 22:41 Nest DOWN: Nest Camera services not working as Google confirm outage
Watch the news from UK on Facebook