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Remembrance Sunday 2015: Preston falls silent to remember the fallen

Posted on - 8th November, 2015 - 5:23pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Events, News, Preston City Centre
Marching along the Flag Market Pic: Billy Matthews

Marching along the Flag Market Pic: Billy Matthews

Preston fell silent at 11am on Sunday to remember those in the armed forces who have died to protect our city.

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Remembrance Sunday saw the annual parade from the Covered Market to the Flag Market.

The annual service of Remembrance was held with the Last Post played as veterans stood to attention to remember those who had passed away.

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On the march Pic: Henna Sheth

On the march Pic: Henna Sheth

The standard bearers Pic: Henna Sheth

The standard bearers Pic: Henna Sheth

An officer's hat Pic: Henna Sheth

An officer’s hat Pic: Henna Sheth

The service at the Cenotaph Pic: Henna Sheth

The service at the Cenotaph Pic: Henna Sheth

The troops stand and wait Pic: Henna Sheth

The troops stand and wait Pic: Henna Sheth

The flags of the Preston units Pic: Henna Sheth

The flags of the Preston units Pic: Henna Sheth

The poppy wreaths are carried Pic: Henna Sheth

The poppy wreaths are carried Pic: Henna Sheth

Standing to attention in the rain on Remembrance Sunday Pic: Henna Sheth

Standing to attention in the rain on Remembrance Sunday Pic: Henna Sheth

Veterans carry the flags Pic: Henna Sheth

Veterans carry the flags Pic: Henna Sheth

Troops on the Flag Market Pic: Henna Sheth

Troops on the Flag Market Pic: Henna Sheth

The parade makes its way into the Flag Market Pic: Henna Sheth

The parade makes its way into the Flag Market Pic: Henna Sheth

Dignatries watched on from the Harris Museum balcony Pic: Henna Sheth

Dignatries watched on from the Harris Museum balcony Pic: Henna Sheth

The crowds came out despite the rain Pic: Henna Sheth

The crowds came out despite the rain Pic: Henna Sheth

Troops gather under the Covered Market Pic: Henna Sheth

Troops gather under the Covered Market Pic: Henna Sheth

Cadets waiting to march Pic: Henna Sheth

Cadets waiting to march Pic: Henna Sheth

Waiting for the service to begin Pic: Henna Sheth

Waiting for the service to begin Pic: Henna Sheth

As well as in Preston city centre there were also Remembrance services in Broughton and Penwortham.

Did you attend a Remembrance Service today? Feel free to share your thoughts or pictures in the comments below

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