Candles lit in honour of brothers-in-arms

Derek Wise pictured with a candle at his home at Normanton. PIC: Simon Hulme

Derek Wise pictured with a candle at his home at Normanton. PIC: Simon Hulme

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MEDALS placed in frames and mounted on a wall at Derek Wise’s home are reminders of the sacrifice of an earlier generation.

His father William and uncle Thomas both served in the Bradford Pals but uncle Tom never came back.

A century after Britain entered the war Mr Wise is urging everyone to get behind a Lights Out campaign to get a million people to light a candle or put on a single light on August 4, a century to the day Britain declared war on Germany.

 

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