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24 October 2018

Tommies on parade at County Hall

These silhouettes are a very poignant reminder of the sacrifice these soldiers made and I'm proud to support this important campaign

Baroness Scott of Bybrook, OBE, Leader of Wiltshire Council

A poignant reminder of the sacrifices of WW1 soldiers are going on display at Wiltshire Council.

Five "Tommy silhouettes" will be at County Hall in Trowbridge as part of the nationwide There But Not There campaign of remembrance for the centenary of the Armistice.

Baroness Scott of Bybrook, OBE, Leader of Wiltshire Council, said: "We can never do enough to commemorate the tremendous sacrifice made by the hundreds of Wiltshire soldiers who joined all those who fought bravely in WW1.

"These silhouettes are a very poignant reminder of the sacrifice these soldiers made and I'm proud to support this important campaign."

The Tommy Silhouettes are part of a wider commitment by Wiltshire Council to commemorate WW1.

Communities across Wiltshire have pledged to plant 10,000 trees - one for every member of the Armed Forces from Wiltshire who died during the conflict.

The There But Not There campaign;

• commemorates the fallen
• educates all, particularly the young to understand how 888,246 British and Commonwealth service personnel lost their lives
• helps heal those suffering from the hidden wounds of post-traumatic stress disorder and other legacies of recent combat by raising funds for charities

Last updated: 24 October 2018 | Last reviewed: 24 October 2018

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