1,200 people turn out to commemorate Somme centenary at Lincoln Castle

July 1, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

People turned out in their droves early this morning to commemorate 100 years since the Battle of the Somme at Lincoln Castle. The short event kicked off at 7am, with a performance from the Waddington military wives. A two minute silence was observed at 7.28am, to commemorate the very moment soldiers went over the top at the Somme 100 years ago. Jon Hogan, public engagement manager for heritage and culture, said: “This is an incredibly […]