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Remembrance in pictures: Veterans gather at National Memorial Arboretum to pay respects

A service was held in the millennium chapel at the National Memorial Arboretum Photo: ITV News Central

Veterans of the D-Day landings gathered at the national memorial arboretum today to commemorate the 70th anniversary.

Rev Dick Sargent, from Stafford, laid the first wreath today Credit: ITV News Central

A service was held in the millennium chapel followed by the laying of a wreath at the newly created memorial to the Normandy campaign.

He took a moment of reflection to remember his fallen comrades Credit: ITV News Central

Rev Dick Sargent, from Stafford, laid the first wreath. He took part in the D-Day landings on 6th June 1944.

The newly created memorial to the Normandy campaign was unveiled during the service Credit: ITV News Central
Rev Dick Sargent in his younger days Credit: ITV News Central
Rev Dick Sargent standing on his landing craft ahead of the Normandy landings Credit: ITV News Central
A photo from the Normandy landings on June 6th 1944, where so many lost their lives Credit: ITV News Central

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