Derbyshire urged to light candles for WW1 commemoration

The horror of the trenches in the Great War1914-18. World War One

The horror of the trenches in the Great War1914-18. World War One

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The sacrifice made by our region’s World War One heroes is being commemorated with a lights out campaign this evening, Monday, August 4, to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the conflict.

Villages and towns had their communities torn apart by heartbreaking losses after Britain’s declaration of war against Germany on August 4, 1914.

The same places have already begun to remember those who fought on the frontline and the homefront with events this August.

 

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