100-year-old Bob Lingwood attends Omagh Remembrance Service 2018

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On the 11th November a parade in Omagh was held in remembrance of the fallen – 100 years since the First World War ended. A number of youth groups, scouts, guides and cadets walked with the British Legion in remembrance of the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting their country. The inspection of the Omagh parade was led by 100-year-old Bob Lingwood from London, who was born at the end of the First World War.

 

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