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On Sunday 4th November supported by a Armed Forces Covent Fund Grant which purchased two There But Not There silhouettes and a small grant by RBC we held a Where Heroes Rest exhibition. The exhibition told the stories of the 60 WW1 soldiers who died of wounds or illness and are buried in Bacup cemetery. As well as welcoming members of Veterans In Communities Haslingden, who worked, at times in atrocious weather to mark the graves, we also welcomed back Andrew Mackay.  Andrew displayed his private WW1 militaria collection and launched the sale of his fabulous new book, "A History of the 5th East Lancashire Regiment Territorials in The Great War".  The 5th East Lancs were the first Territorial Regiment in the country to leave for war in August 1914 many Bacup and Stacksteads men being member
There but not There silouhette. Soldier details. Mick and William from VIC Visitors enjoying a browse Visitors enjoying a browse