Falklands War 25th
VETERANS, service personnel, of
the Falklands War came together in Southport with
families and hundreds of spectators to mark 25 years
since the end of the war. The event was in two parts
with a solemn tribute to all who fought in the Falklands
being held at the town's Monument on Lord Street and a
parade through to Princess Park.
At the Monument the parade held a service
of remembrance with a minute’s silence, wreath laying
and readings, led by Father David Gamble of Our Lady of
Victories RC Church in Hightown. The event also included
Sefton’s new mayor, Cllr Richard Hands, and Minister for
Veterans, Derek Twigg MP.
On Princess Park Veterans passed on
stories and where joined by several forces careers teams
who where putting on a show. Also on site where cadets
with Red Cross, St John Ambulance, army and vintage
vehicles, army aerial rope slide and other events aimed
at raising awareness of the forces and to raise cash for
Click on above to see more photographs
of the event...