Sacrifices remembered at service

The sacrifices made by thousands of people during the Battle of Britain were remembered at a moving church service in Peterborough.

Saturday, 22nd September 2018, 12:00 pm
Commemoration service for the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain at St John's church, Cathedral Square. Parade by cadets from the Air Training Corps, inspected by Deputy Lord Lieutenant Brigadier Tim Seal EMN-180917-065611009

Deputy Mayor and Mayoress Cllrs John and Judy Fox were at the service at St John’s Church in the city centre on Sunday.

Cadets from the Air Training Corp and veterans also attended the church, with cadets forming a parade outside the church.

They were inspected by Deputy Lord Lieutenant Brigadier Tim Seal.

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Commemoration service for the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain at St John's church, Cathedral Square. Parade by cadets from the Air Training Corps. EMN-180917-065622009

A number of standards were also on display throughout the service.

The service was part of the celebrations of the RAF’s 100th anniversary, which is taking place this year.