A SPECIAL ceremony remembering those who lost their lives in World War II was held in Huddersfield.
The ceremony, which saw the opening of a Garden of Remembrance in Market Square, marked the launch of the Huddersfield poppy appeal.
Among those present was the Mayor of Kirklees, Clr Jean Calvert, and the Vicar of Huddersfield, the Rev Catherine Ogle.
Mrs Ogle said: “We were extremely delighted by the turn-out for the event. We had a minute’s silence to remember all those who had died in the war, and it was great to see former veterans of the second world war paying tribute.”
The garden is a place for people to leave wreaths, poppies or even messages as a special tribute to all those veterans who lost their lives.
Mrs Ogle added: “The Royal British Legion, who have the poppy appeal, cared for the veterans of the second world war and continue to care for many of those since the war. They have a marvellous role to play and it is fantastic that we can do our bit in Huddersfield by opening this garden.”