Service at Rotherham Cemetery marks 80 years since D-Day

Normandy veterans memorial, East HerringthorpeNormandy veterans memorial, East Herringthorpe
Normandy veterans memorial, East Herringthorpe
ROTHERHAM Cemetery will host a service to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

The event – organised by the Royal British Legion and led by the Mayor of Rotherham – will take place at the Normandy veterans memorial within the East Herringthorpe site.

It will begin at 10.45am on Thursday, June 6, with wreath-laying at 11am and light refreshments available afterwards.

The ceremony will include the names of the eight Rotherham men killed on D-Day, with schoolchildren placing a symbolic cross for each.

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