Remembrance Sunday 2014: People of Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar pay their respects

PUBLISHED: 14:14 09 November 2014 | UPDATED: 15:06 09 November 2014

Remembrance Sunday services took place across Hertfordshire today

Remembrance Sunday services took place across Hertfordshire today


Remembrance Sunday services took place today across Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Potters Bar and nearby Hertfordshire villages, as people paid their respects to the fallen.

Servicemen and women, dignitaries and the general public came together to remember those who had lost their lives in conflict.

There were Remembrance services this morning at the war memorials in Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield and Potters Bar.

In ceremonies given added poignancy by the centenary of the outbreak of World War One in 1914, people from all walks of life marked Remembrance Sunday.

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Kath Evans (@KathEvans2) tweeted: “Fabulous turn out in Welwyn Garden City today #Remembrance Sunday”

And fellow Twitter user @SlinkyLynne posted: “Very moving & had me in tears #remembranceday #lestweforget @WelwynGarden”

Over in Hatfield, town mayor Howard Morgan unveiled a new WW1 centenary bench at the Memorial Gardens.

Hatfield Town Council (@hatfieldtc) tweeted: “Very moving service today at the War Memorial. Thank you to all involved & of course the public too. #LestWeForget”

* See this week’s Welwyn Hatfield Times, out Wednesday, for a Remembrance Sunday picture special from today’s various services across the borough.

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