Sir Peter Cosgrove gives 100th birthday surprise to WWII Spitfire pilot Sid Handsaker

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By Scott Bevan
Updated December 1 2021 - 2:17am, first published November 23 2021 - 11:50pm
DREAM MEETING: Spitfire pilot Sid Handsaker shakes the hand of General Sir Peter Cosgrove. Picture: Scott Bevan

OF all the extraordinary moments he had experienced in his 100 years on earth and in the sky, this was one that left Sid Handsaker speechless.

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Scott Bevan is a senior writer for The Newcastle Herald. He has also worked in radio and television and is the author of six books.