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Hundreds of people have been lining the streets of Whitehaven for a parade to mark the centenary of the first world war.
Soldiers, veterans and cadets have been taking part. The event began at Whitehaven harbour.
Jenny Longden was there:
A military hero has taken part in a freedom parade in Whitehaven.
Lance Sergeant Johnson Beharry was awarded the Victoria Cross - the highest military award for bravery in the British Armed Forces - for twice saving his comrades from ambushes in Iraq in 2004.
He says he is "overwhelmed" by the support in the town.
The centenary event began at Whitehaven Harbour.
Whitehaven's week of remembrance to mark the centenary of the First World War started with a freedom parade from Whitehaven Harbour.
Hundreds came to watch as servicemen and women, veterans and cadets took part in the parade.
The Red Devils parachute team are also putting on a display.
Thousands are expected to line the streets of Whitehaven for a parade to mark the centenary of the First World War.
It's expected to draw similar numbers to last year's armed forces homecoming parade
Current soldiers, veterans and cadets are due to take part. The event will start at Whitehaven harbour at 11am.
The Red Devils parachute team are due to put on one of its displays.