Newhaven marks Dieppe Raid anniversary

THE ANNUAL parade and service to mark the 69th anniversary of the 1942 Raid on Dieppe will take place in Newhaven on Sunday August 14.

It will be held at the Memorial Garden in Bridge Street at 3pm.

Joining the mayor Steve Saunders will be representatives from Canada, France, Veteran’s Associations and

Canadian Veterans from all over the South of England.

Cllr Saunders said: “Newhaven takes a great pride in organising this event with the Canadian Veterans Association of the United Kingdom and he looks forward to seeing as many people as possible at this important occasion.”

The following week he will be travelling to France to lay wreaths at the ceremonies in Dieppe and the surrounding villages.