The Klinikum Gütersloh presented the mechanical beds and 25 mattresses to Forces Help Ghana (FHG) co-founder Cpl Derrick Cobbinah last Wednesday, August 20.
One of the charity's projects is to refurbish the clinics in 10 veterans' villages – or care homes – in Ghana where armed forces veterans are treated.
The used beds will be shipped to Ghana next month, where they will be presented to the Veterans Administration Ghana (VAG), the equivalent of the Royal British Legion.
Tony was an amateur archaeologist and metal detectorist when he unearthed a handful of Roman coins in 1987 some 20km north of Osnabrück, turning
German national history on its head.
At the time serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps as a lieutenant, he also uncovered three Roman slingshots near Kalkriese – the first indisputable evidence of military activity in the region.
Since then thousands of priceless artifacts have been found at the site where Varus’s legions were lost, which now boasts a state-of-the-art museum run by German National Heritage.
Where there’s normally live-firing in a place closed to the public, on Sunday, August 10, there was an air of tranquility.
The Senne Information Day saw people of all ages take the opportunity to visit after the entire 12,000-hectare area had been thoroughly searched beforehand for ammunition and duds.