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Preston veterans mark VJ Day when WWII fighting ended

The veterans stand to attention during the service Pic: John Duckworth The veterans stand to attention during the service Pic: John Duckworth Military veterans and dignitaries joined together to mark the anniversary of the end of fighting in the Second World […]

4 years ago
VJ Day to be marked in Preston 70 years since fighting ended

The war memorial in the cemetery will be the focus for the service Military veterans will pause to mark the moment the Second World War ended. Victory over Japan Day is to be marked on Saturday 15 August and the men of Preston […]

6 years ago
68th Anniversary of VJ Day at Preston Cemetery War Memorial

On Thursday morning at 10.30am the Preston and District Veterans Council gathered at the Preston Cemetery War Memorial to commemorate the 68th anniversary of VJ Day (Victory over Japan Day). […]

8 years ago
Remembrance service to be held for 68th anniversary of VJ Day

The war memorial in the cemetery will be the focus for the service A service to commemorate the 68th anniversary of VJ Day (Victory over Japan Day) will take place in Preston. War veterans will gather in Preston Cemetery at the War Memorial […]

8 years ago
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