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Passing of a Generation

Live coverage from Westminster Abbey as representatives from across the world mark the passing of the generation who fought in World War One.

Live coverage from Westminster Abbey.

The generation who fought in World War One has now passed into history with the death in 2009 of the last 'Tommy', Harry Patch. At Westminster Abbey, The Queen, the Prime Minister and representatives from across the world join families of those who fought in the 'war to end all wars'. In a special service, they honour the dead and mark the passing of an extraordinary generation.

1 hour, 43 minutes

Last on

Wed 11 Nov 2009 10:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Huw Edwards
Producer Julie Heptonstall
Director John Smith

Broadcast

  • Wed 11 Nov 2009 10:30