D-Day remembered at Trebah Garden's Military Day on Saturday

Falmouth Packet: D-Day remembered at Trebah Garden's Military Day on Saturday D-Day remembered at Trebah Garden's Military Day on Saturday

Trebah Garden’s annual Military Day takes place on Saturday when the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One and the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings will be commemorated.

Billed as “a family day rich in history,” there will be various activities and events throughout the day, between 10am and 6pm. These include a military vehicle display and performances by the Kernow Pipe and Drums, Ritzy Bells and shanty singers.

There will be a short service on the beach at 2.15pm ahead of a navy helicopter laying a sea wreath, with the assistance of the RNLI, at 3pm. At 3.30pm there will be a free fall drop by the Princess of Wales Royal Regiment team and 30 minutes later, a Royal Marine Commando assault team will land on the shore.

For full details visit www.trebahgarden.co.uk.

Falmouth Packet: THE troops wade ashore on D-Day in 1944.

 

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