Paying tribute to those lost in war

Combined Service of Thanksgiving
Combined Service of Thanksgiving

A combined Service of Thanksgiving saw dignitaries and veterans pay their respects to war heroes.

The service, on Monday, also commemorated the 76th anniversary of the Evacuation of Dunkirk, the 72nd anniversary of the Normandy Landings and the 63rd Anniversary of the end of the Korean War.

Combined Service of Thanksgiving

Combined Service of Thanksgiving

Guest of honour, the Mayor of Boston, Coun Stephen Woodliffe told those attending that people often take for granted the young men and women who died and ‘gave up their future so we could enjoy ours’.

“We need to remember that, not just today, but for every day of our lives,” he said.

He went on to thank veterans Frank Thompson and Les Budding for their work and upkeep of Boston Memorial Gardens on Wide Bargate.

Combined Service of Thanksgiving

Combined Service of Thanksgiving

Combined Service of Thanksgiving

Combined Service of Thanksgiving