Schoolchildren pay tribute to war dead of Netherfield and Colwick

TRIBUTE: Pupils remember those that lost their lives from Netherfield and Colwick in World War I

Pupils from schools in Colwick and Netherfield paid an emotional tribute to those who lost their lives in the First World War at a ceremony earlier today.

Youngsters from Netherfield Primary School and also St John The Baptist Primary School in Colwick attended a ceremony earlier today where they laid down crosses marked with the name of the fallen from their villages and towns during World War I.

(PICTURE: Gedling Eye)

REMEMBERING THEM: Mayor of Gedling Barbara Miller addresses the crowd (PICTURE: Gedling Eye)

One of the pupils researching the event discovered that a soldier had lived in his house over a century ago.

There was also a short service to remember those that had died and also a reading by Mayor of Gedling Barbara Miller.

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