A couple from Kirkintilloch are celebrating after clocking up an incredible three quarters of a century of married bliss.
James and Iris Rudge marked their 75th wedding anniversary in style, bringing together four generations of their family for a special party.
James, a resident at Campsie View Care Home in Kirkintilloch, also marked another milestone when he celebrated his 100th birthday last month.
Iris (96) and James, who are both originally from Springburn, met and married during the dark days of the Second World War.
James was in the Royal Air Force and was allowed just four days leave from active service for his wedding.
The happy couple exchanged their vows at St James Episcopal Church in Springburn on August 30, 1941.
Two ministers were present at the wedding and Iris wore a simple white lace dress.
A member of staff at Campsie View Care Home where the party took place last week, said: “James and Iris had their wedding reception in the house of Iris’s mum, who was a baker. They then honeymooned for two days in Dunoon.”
She added: “Iris is still living at home in Kirkintilloch while James is a resident at Campsie View Care Home,”
The couple settled in Balornock after they wed before moving to Kirkintilloch.
They have two daughters Eileen and Iris, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Last week’s party took place in the local care home with friends and family attending.
The staff member said: “It was such a pleasure to take part in such a wonderful occasion.
“Everyone had a great time. Part of the entertainment included a fabulous singer who sang lots of songs from the era of the wedding.
“All of us at the care home wish James and Iris a very very happy 75th wedding anniversary.”