The light’s go out in Yarm

To commemorate and remember the start of World War One on the 4th August, 1914 and as part of tributes and events taking place around the country the people of Yarm near Stockton came together last night to hold a service to show their respects to amongst the many thousands of others the 91 menContinue reading “The light’s go out in Yarm”

Middlesbrough Remembrance

Serving and former soldiers, Army cadets and members of the local community take part in a parade and service on Remembrance Sunday on November 10, 2013 in Middlesbrough, England. People all across the UK gathered to pay tribute to service personnel who have died in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts, as part ofContinue reading “Middlesbrough Remembrance”

A final goodnight…

  A coffin waits under a union jack To be carried slowly out of the back Out of the darkness and towards the light Down the ramp to a final goodnight Wear your poppy with pride this Remembrance Day The Poppy Appeal http://www.ianforsythphotography.co.uk Image copyright Ian Forsyth/Crown copyright

His duty done

When silence descends at 11am tomorrow morning and the majority of people around the country quietly acknowledge the sacrifice and commitment of the men and women of the armed forces with two minutes of quiet contemplation and respectful thoughts I will be photographing one of those services at my local war memorial in Saltburn. ItContinue reading “His duty done”