1 June 2013 . Salford , UK . Collect photograph of Ivor at 18 years old at Manchester's Ringway Airport , after he completed his parachute course and was awarded his wings . Former paratrooper , Ivor Anderson (89) (correct), landed on Normandy on D-Day . He's one of a dwindling number of soldiers who's still alive and able to return to the region this June .