Second World War Veteran discovers 'arthritis' was German bullet





A war veteran who thought he had arthritis only to discover his discomfort had actually been caused by a German bullet which had been lodged in his hip for the last 66 years.

Fred Gough was told by doctors told that he had been unwittingly been carrying the memento since his time battling on the front line in World War II.

The 83-year-old pensioner, from Darlaston, West Midlands, had been referred to hospital for an x-ray after suffering from an ache in his right leg.

He was amazed after learning it was the result of a bullet that had been embedded since the final months of the Second World War when he had served with the Kings Shropshire Light Infantry....



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