Flag raising ceremony to mark Armed Forces Day

A socially distanced flag raising ceremony was recently held to mark Armed Forces Day.

Wednesday, 24th June 2020, 10:30 am
Dave Standaloft, Royal Army Ordanance Corps Veteran (left) and Martin Barmby, Royal Navy Submariner, as the flag is raised for Armed Forces Day. Photo submitted

A socially distanced flag raising ceremony was recently held to mark Armed Forces Day.

A spokesman for the event said: “Sadly the parade and exhibition on the foreshore is cancelled foe this year. “Hopefully we will return next year.”

In the picture are Dave Standaloft, Royal Army Ordanance Corps Veteran (left) and Martin Barmby, Royal Navy Submariner, as the flag is raised for Armed Forces Day.

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