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D-Day 80th Anniversary Dedication and Service

It was a poignant and special time on Thursday 6th June as a D-Day 80th Anniversary Dedication and Service took place at 11am at the D-Day exhibition in Centre Square, Aberafan Shopping Centre.

Speakers outlining the importance of D-Day and enormity of the operation, the sacrifices made by those who lost their lives for our freedom, and references to the Port Talbot area included:

Vice Lord Lieutenant. Mr Phillip Hunkin

Deputy Mayor. Councillor Wayne Carpenter

Leader (NPTCC). Councillor Steve Hunt

Centre Manager. Chris Morgan MBE

Walk Through Talk Through History Wales. Mr Phil Barrow

Port Talbot Ministry. Father Michael Gable

Royal British Legion Chairman (Port Talbot Branch). Mr John Bamsey

There were closing prayers and an exhibition dedication.

Many thanks to all who participated and attended, including veterans from WW2.

D-Day 80th Anniversary Dedication and Service
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