REMEMBRANCE: Services held across Calderdale to honour war dead

Remembrance Day service at Halifax
Remembrance Day service at Halifax

A two-minute silence was held across Calderdale to mark Remembrance Sunday.

Poignant services took place across the borough to honour all those who have died in conflict.

Remembrance Day service at Brighouse

Remembrance Day service at Brighouse

This year’s commemorations, both yesterday and on Armistice Day, had particular resonance for Yorkshire.

A century ago, at the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, it was the county’s volunteer battalions which went over the top first in one of the bloodiest episodes of the Great War.

Pick up a copy of this week’s paper to see pictures from services held here in Calderdale.

Remembrance Day service at Mytholmroyd

Remembrance Day service at Mytholmroyd

Remembrance Day service at Hebden Bridge

Remembrance Day service at Hebden Bridge

Remembrance Day service at Rishworth

Remembrance Day service at Rishworth