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Army gather at Preston Minster to remember the fallen

Posted on - 12th November, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Preston City Centre
A formal dress cap and badge inside the Minster with the soldiers in the background during the service
A formal dress cap and badge inside the Minster with the soldiers in the background during the service Pic: Sgt Jamie Peters RLC

Preston Minster fell silent during Friday to mark fallen soldiers.

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Ahead of Armistice Day on Saturday (11 November) and Remembrance Sunday the Army held a private remembrance service.

The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment attended the service and stopped to remember their fallen comrades.

More than 50 regular and reserve personnel from both the second and fourth battalions of the North West’s Infantry Regiment remembered those who had served in conflict.

Read more: Army bikers do one last ride at the Preston Military Show

Inside the Minster for the service Pic: Sgt Jamie Peters RLC
Inside the Minster for the service Pic: Sgt Jamie Peters RLC

The Minster was draped in military flags throughout the service.

 

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