Schoolchildren pay tribute to war dead of Netherfield and Colwick

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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