Air Cadets and Army Cadets paraded through Wells to celebrate the renaming of their joint training centre in honour of Harry Patch – the “Last Fighting Tommy”.
Harry, who died aged 111 in 2009, spent the final years of his remarkable life as a resident of the city. "He would have been so proud to think he has been honoured in this way,” said Flight Lieutenant Les Tanner, Commanding officer of 1955 Squadron (City of Wells) Air Training Corps.
“Harry cared passionately about young people and would have been delighted to see them coming together in such an excellent facility.” Read more.
You can view a selection of photographs from the opening by clicking here.