July 1, 2016

Aycliffe Village Local History Society and Aycliffe Village School and members of the public commemmorate the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme, July 1, 1916

Aycliffe War Memorial Aycliffe War Memorial
Wreath laid at War Memorial Wreath at Aycliffe War Memorial
Prayers Wreath on War Memorial
Tree plaque Tree plaque
Villagers Villagers
Villagers Pupils
Exhortation Villagers
Mayor Jed Hillary lays wreath Pupils hang "We will remeber" tags on trees
Pupils hang "we will rember" tags on trees Pupils lay wreath at tree
Wreaths at tree laid by pupils Pupils assemble for group photograph
Pupils assemble for group photograph Pupils depart singing "it's a long wat to Tipperary"