Marking the World War 1 centenary across the district

A detachment leaves Harrogate railway station for York by train in 1914. Picture from the Harrogate Advertiser Series archives.

A detachment leaves Harrogate railway station for York by train in 1914. Picture from the Harrogate Advertiser Series archives.

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The people of the Harrogate district came together to mark 100 years since the outbreak of World War 1.

Across Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon and Nidderdale, people gathered at war memorials and churches to mark the centenary.

In Harrogate a wreath-laying ceremony at the town’s war memorial on Monday lunctime was organised by St Peter’s Church and members of the British Legion.

 

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