Blitz firefighters remembered.(News)

The end of World War II will be commemorated this September as the Firefighters Memorial Trust, Retired Members Association, Worshipful Company of Firefighters and London Fire Brigade have come together to secure funding from the Home Front National Lottery grant fund to promote a series of events associated with firefighting activity and personnel during World War II.

An exhibition of the period will be mounted within the Guildhall lasting for three days from Monday September 12 to Wednesday September 14.

A request has been made for HRH The Princess Royal to attend at some stage but this is subject to further discussion. A Blitz tableau representation of a wartime scene is being planned for the Guildhall Courtyard to support the exhibition. …

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