Thursday 6 June 2019
The commemorative events for D-Day 75 continue on 6 June with a Remembrance Service held at the D-Day Stone in Southsea opposite South Parade Pier. The morning event invites the people of Portsmouth to pay their respects to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice on 6 June 1944.
Throughout the day there will also be live coverage on the big screen at Southsea Common of events in Normandy. These will include an inauguration at the site of the Normandy Memorial Trust’s British Normandy Memorial and The Royal British Legion’s services at Bayeux Cathedral and Bayeux Cemetery.
The evening will conclude with a showing of the music and entertainment taking place beside the beaches in Arromanches.