Town Hall to mark Armed Forces Day

A flag was flown at Lerwick Town Hall  to mark Armed Forces Day, the annual commemoration of the service of men and women in the British Armed Forces.

The Ensigns of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force and the Merchant Navy will also be flown on the flagpoles in front of the Town Hall.

Shetland Islands Council convener Malcolm Bell said: “It’s important that we show our support for the armed forces and their families, who do so much at home and around the world.

“Having marked the 75th Anniversary of VE Day last month, and the centenary of the end of the First World War in 2018, we also know the sacrifice made by many during past conflicts and in those that continue today.”


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