Lostock Hall community honours war heroes to mark 75 years since VJ Day

The Lostock Hall community celebrated its war heroes with a small, socially distanced service.

By Laura Longworth
Tuesday, 18th August 2020, 3:45 pm
The Lostock Hall community celebrated its war heroes with a small, socially distanced service.
The Lostock Hall community celebrated its war heroes with a small, socially distanced service.

The Royal British Legion branch hosted the commemoration on Saturday, which included laying wreaths at the town’s war memorial, to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.

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Attendees included: Michael Turner, organiser and RBL county chairman; piper Bill Barlow; parade marshal and bugler Darryl Cartwright; and standard bearers L/Cpl Cartwright and Stuart Dagger.