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GALLERY: Jersey remembers 77th anniversary of D-day

GALLERY: Jersey remembers 77th anniversary of D-day

Monday 07 June 2021

GALLERY: Jersey remembers 77th anniversary of D-day

Monday 07 June 2021


It might be 77 years on from D-day, but the memories of that pivotal point in the Second World War were still strong in Jersey this weekend.

Four veterans - Bill Reynolds, Richard Wraight, Ernest Thorne and Harry Fenn - joined island dignitaries for a special service at the Cenotaph on Sunday morning.

The Lieutenant-Governor, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton, and Lady Dalton joined the Bailiff Timothy Le Cocq, Chief Minister Senator John Le Fondré, the Very Reverend Mike Keirle and Constable of St. Helier Simon Crowcroft for the service.

IN PICTURES: The special service...

(Photographs courtesy of Express photographer Gary Grimshaw)

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Posted by Martin on
Excellent to see these 4 veterans at the 77th Anniversary of D day!

For men who have risked ALL & have values based on such experiences AND a long life I DO WONDER what they think about the way young offenders are dealt with these days - I am sure we have had 2 x 7 onto one person robberies recently by youths the same age as the 4 Vets were when they were at war!
I doubt the German soldiers would have given them a second chance?
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