North West soldiers helping to clear Blackburn Old Cemetery on Whalley New Road.

The cemetery  contains 301 war graves and is the final resting place of the town's only Victoria Cross recipient
The cemetery contains 301 war graves and is the final resting place of the town's only Victoria Cross recipient.

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Blackburn cemetery clear-up

Soldiers have joined members of the public to help tidy a neglected cemetery in Blackburn that contains tombs of fallen servicemen. Thirty Army officers from the Kings Regiment are helping to and clear pathways to the war graves.