Moving Ceremony At Imphal Barracks As Soldiers Remember The Fallen




From YorkMix.


Soldiers and civilians gathered at Imphal Barracks in York to remember the fallen of both world wars and recent conflicts.

In the first ceremony of its kind since it was announced that the barracks is to close, more than a thousand people from from headquarters 1st UK Division, 2nd Signal Regiment and the Defence Business Services gathered for an open air service to mark Armistice Day (November 11).

The assembly observed a two-minute silence at 11am, marking the moment when when the armistice ending the First World War was signed by Germany and the Allies on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.


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