Sheffield remembers the fallen on war centenary

The Sheffield Cathedral service for commemorating the Centenary of the start of the First World War. Picture: Andrew Roe

The Sheffield Cathedral service for commemorating the Centenary of the start of the First World War. Picture: Andrew Roe

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Hundreds of people united in remembering the sacrifices and suffering their ancestors endured – as 100 years ago today families were torn apart by war.

Fresh-faced youngsters and battle-scarred veterans were among those who packed Sheffield Cathedral to its 600-strong capacity yesterday for a ‘touching’ service to mark the centenary of the beginning of World War One.

The Sheffield Cathedral service for commemorating the Centenary of the start of the First World War. Picture: Andrew Roe

The Sheffield Cathedral service for commemorating the Centenary of the start of the First World War. Picture: Andrew Roe

Cadets formed a guard of honours as families, friends, and veterans who have bravely served on the front line of battle arrived.

 

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