Service will mark Great War victims

The new east window at Ashington Parish Church of the Holy Sepulchre is dedicated to those who lost their lives in the First World War.

The new east window at Ashington Parish Church of the Holy Sepulchre is dedicated to those who lost their lives in the First World War.

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A special service to commemorate those in the Ashington area who lost their lives in the First World War takes place next weekend.

The service at the Ashington Parish Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday, August 3, will conclude with The Last Post, a pause for silence, Reveille and prayers for peace.

Poems written by Wilfred Owen and memoirs of an infantry officer by Siegfried Sassoon will be read out whilst hymns will include For the Healing of the Nations, I Vow to Thee my Country and All my Hope on God is Founded.

 

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