Names of five Llandudno men who died during the Battle of Normandy read out during D-Day memorial in Llandudno

Original by Suzanne Kendrick -

A REMEMBRANCE service in Llandudno saw Normandy Veterans and dignitaries remember the fallen.


The 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings was commemorated in Llandudno on Saturday, June 8 at the town's War Memorial.

The service was held at 10.45am.

During the rest of the day there will be displays and stands situated around the War Memorial. These will run until 4pm.

In attendance is the Royal Welsh, Royal British Legion Riders Branch, Blind Veterans UK, Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Woody's Lodge, Home Front Museum, North Wales Radio Society and WW2 re-enactors.

The Royal British Legion organised event remembers the part played by servicemen from Llandudno who fought in the Landings and the subsequent Battle for Normandy.

During the moving service, names of five servicemen - who died in the Landings and subsequent battle - were read out: Petty Officer Leonard Pulling, Serjeant Richard Davis, Corporal Peter Langworthy, Fusilier Hugh Owen Jones and Fusilier William Donohoe.

Prayers were said for the fallen during the morning and wreaths laid by dignitaries including Janet Finch-Saunders, AM for Aberconwy; Guto Bebb, MP for Aberconwy and The Lord Lieutenant of Llandudno.