Wallingford has come together to commemorate the sacrifices of previous generations - marking 80 years since the Normandy Landings.

Crowds gathered in the Wallingford town centre on June 6 for a programme of events including a march from RAF Benson with live music from the Wallingford School Band and the Benson Military Wives Choir, followed by the National Lighting of the Beacon at 9.15pm. 

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Wallingford town councillor Steve Holder said: "We honour the bravery and sacrifice of the heroes who stormed the beaches of Normandy 80 years ago.

"Their courage and resilience on D-Day changed the course of history and defended the freedoms we cherish.

"We remember those who gave everything for a future they believed in.

"Their legacy lives on in our gratitude and in our hearts."