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Sheffield ceremony for D-Day anniversary

Sheffield's 70th anniversay D-day veterans gathered in Barker's Pool at the war memorial to mark the Normandy landings. The event was attended by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield.

Sheffield's 70th anniversay D-day veterans gathered in Barker's Pool at the war memorial to mark the Normandy landings. The event was attended by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield.

A ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day was held in Barkers Pool yesterday (Wednesday) when ex-servicemen were joined by Lord Mayor Peter Rippon.

Armed Forces and Veterans’ Day will be celebrated in the city centre on Saturday, June 21, with a parade along Norfolk Row and Fargate for a ceremony in the Peace Gardens at noon.

 

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