The Royal Naval Association for Rosyth and West Fife are preparing to hold a ceremony of light to mark the anniversary of the D-Day landings next week.

It will take place in Hillend’s village square and commemorate 80 years since the largest invasion by sea and air of Allied troops in Normandy.

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The historic operation took place on June 6, 1944, and more than 4,000 soldiers were killed on the day.

The event was the beginning of the campaign to liberate Europe.

The Lord Lieutenant and Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Fife will be attending the event which will see branch members, guests, and participating organisations assemble in the village square at 7.45pm on Thursday June 6.

During the service, Brooklyn Morris will pipe the Battles O’er Lament and there will be a presentation on the history behind the ceremony.