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£300,000 left to Cheltenham by war veteran

Eric Bond, a war veteran from Cheltenham lived a quiet life in his home town. He had no children, and lived in a house in Tivoli with his brother Bert for over 50 years. It emerged that following his death, Mr. Bond generously left life savings of £300,000 to the people of Cheltenham. Mr. Bond passed away at the age of 86 at Tewkesbury Hospital in 2010, but his estate has only recently been organised.

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