A resident at Cameron House care home has enjoyed his 100th birthday with family, friends and a card from the Queen in a special landmark celebration.
Bill Fredrick was joined by fellow residents and family in week-long celebrations at the home as well as going for a meal with his former colleagues.
Bill is a former firefighter with the local service in Basildon and has been living at Cameron House since July 2019.
Bill’s niece and former neighbours visit regularly. Bill enjoys gardening and helping out where he can round the home.
Kim Jeeves, home manager at Cameron House, said: “Bill is an enthusiastic /member of the Cameron House family and we have loved spending this special birthday with him.
“We all enjoyed the week-long celebrations and hope Bill had a wonderful time.”
Bill said: “I’ve had a fantastic time celebrating my 100th birthday and I’m so grateful to all the staff and residents at Cameron House for their involvement in making it so special.
“It was really nice to meet up with my former colleagues for a delicious meal and I hope to do it again in the near future.”