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Veterans in Leek remember VJ Day

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: August 20, 2014

By Abbey Buxton

  • All pictures. The VJ Day commemorations.

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THhe 69th Anniversary of Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day) was marked at the Nicholson War Memorial in Leek.

The Royal British Legion held a brief ceremony at 11am on Friday, August 15, and lay wreaths in memory of the fallen. VJ Day marked the end of the Second World War after the fall of Japan.

A number of local men were killed in action in the Far East.

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