Derbyshire does our WW1 heroes proud during commemorative events

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Proud residents shared heartfelt reflections for our World War One heroes as commemorative events began in earnest this week with a lights out campaign to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the conflict.

The Royal British Legion urged everyone to turn off their lights from 10pm to 11pm on Monday, to echo British statesman Sir Edward Grey’s prophecy that “The lamps are going out all over Europe”.

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