Picture special as Hartlepool celebrates Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day events included a dedication of the new standard of the Hartlepool branch of the Royal Engineers Association.
Armed Forces Day events included a dedication of the new standard of the Hartlepool branch of the Royal Engineers Association.

Veterans and cadets marched side by side as Hartlepool celebrated its heroes on Armed Forces Day.

Servicemen and women past and present were honoured yesterday as the town paid its respects.

The Heugh Battery was the focal point of the day, which also incorporated Headland Heritage Day.

Our photographer Kevin Brady was there to capture the best of the day’s events.

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