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D-Day 80th Anniversary

Mayor of Haverhill, Councillor David Smith, will be hosting a short Service of Commemoration on the Market Square at 11.00am.

This will be followed by a flag raising, after which The Lamp Light of Peace will be lit and taken into St Mary’s Church – The service will be led by the Revd. Max Drinkwater of St Mary’s Church. It will include a proclamation, which has been written by Pageant Master of D-Day 80, Bruno Peek CVO OBE OPR.

The proclamation will be followed by an act of remembrance, including a performance of the Last Post by Archie Pannell, 11, on the Market Square.

To conclude the day at 6:30pm, the six bells of St Mary’s Church will be rung.

Local heroes who fought on D-Day will also be remembered throughout the day on banners hung along the High Street.

Each banner will include an image of a D-Day veteran who has a connection to Haverhill as well as information on which regiment they served in. 

More information on each veteran can be found on a dedicated D-Day 80 page on the Haverhill Family History Group website.