DOZENS of people gathered for a memorial service to commemorate the 69th anniversary of D-Day.
Veterans and members of the public gathered at the D-Day memorial stone on Southsea seafront this morning.
Members of the Portsmouth South branch of the Royal British Legion gathered to pay their respects.
A short service with prayers was led by Father Bob White, of St Mary’s Church in Fratton.
Afterwards, wreaths were presented at the stone and a bugler played the Last Post.
Meanwhile, the D-Day Museum in Portsmouth opened its doors for free to visitors to mark the occasion.
Veterans from the Normandy Veterans Association were answering questions and talking about their experiences.