D-Day 75th anniversary in pictures: Wigan remembers

Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later.

Friday, 7th June 2019, 9:51 am
Updated Friday, 7th June 2019, 10:51 am
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later

The armed forces community gathered at Wigan Parish Church for an 11am service followed by a wreath-laying and moment of silence around the town centre war memorial.The commemorations then continued at Wigan Infirmary where there was a flag-raising ceremony.

Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later

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Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan came together to remember the extraordinary events of D-Day 75 years later
Wigan veterans joined staff, patients and members of the community to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Wigan Infirmary
Wigan veterans joined staff, patients and members of the community to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Wigan Infirmary
Wigan veterans joined staff, patients and members of the community to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Wigan Infirmary
Wigan veterans joined staff, patients and members of the community to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Wigan Infirmary
Wigan veterans joined staff, patients and members of the community to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Wigan Infirmary
Wigan veterans joined staff, patients and members of the community to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Wigan Infirmary
Wigan veterans joined staff, patients and members of the community to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Wigan Infirmary
Wigan veterans joined staff, patients and members of the community to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Wigan Infirmary