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D-Day remembrance ceremony in Ashbourne

By Ashbourne News Telegraph  |  Posted: June 06, 2014

D-Day rememberence ceremony in Ashbourne

D-Day rememberence ceremony in Ashbourne

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A WREATH-laying ceremony will take place today at 11am, at the town’s Memorial Gates in Park Road as Ashbourne joins the country in remembering the events of D-Day, 70 years ago.

The historic moment in WWII, when troops landed in Normandy, will then be remembered at a special service at St Oswald’s Church at 6pm.

Five veterans of the landings are due to be among those at the services and everyone is welcome to attend.

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