A march honouring those who fight for the country in an Armed Forces day in Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 12:26 19 June 2017

Armed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

Armed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

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An Armed Forces day took place in Wisbech which included a range of stalls by local ex-services associations and interested parties featuring displays and attractions.

Armed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian CarterArmed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

There was live music, a parade and march-past by local cadet forces.

Armed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian CarterArmed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

There was also a thanks-giving service and sunset ceremony to end the day.

Armed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian CarterArmed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

The event is a chance for people to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets.

Armed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian CarterArmed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

A spokesman said: “Showing support for the armed forces provides a much valued morale boost for the troops and their families.”

Armed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian CarterArmed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

The National Event in 2017 takes place in Liverpool this weekend, closer to home a day in Peterborough is on Saturday (24).

Armed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian CarterArmed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

To find out more about Veterans UK call 0808 1914 218.

Armed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian CarterArmed forces day in Wisbech PHOTO: Ian Carter

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