Lagan Valley MP Sir Jeffreyt Donaldson with some of the veterans at the Operation Banner commemorations in Lisburn. Pic by Norman Briggs, rnbphotographyni

IN PICTURES: Thousands gather for Operation Banner commemoration

Thousands of people attended the Operation Banner anniversary commemoration in Lisburn on Saturday August 17.

As part of the event by the NI Veterans Association, bands and veterans paraded through the city centre, and a drumhead service was held in the Wallace Park.

Kings Own Scottish Borderers Veterans took part in the Operation Banner parade in Lisburn. Pic by Norman Briggs, rnbphotographyni
Kings Own Scottish Borderers Veterans took part in the Operation Banner parade in Lisburn. Pic by Norman Briggs, rnbphotographyni
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Lisburn Mayor Alan Givan with his wife Elizabeth, Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for County Antrim David McCorkill and Alderman James Tinsley. Pic by Norman Briggs, rnbphotographyni
Lisburn Mayor Alan Givan with his wife Elizabeth, Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for County Antrim David McCorkill and Alderman James Tinsley. Pic by Norman Briggs, rnbphotographyni
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Lisburn veterans Billy Donald and Billy Davenport at the Operation Banner commemoration last weekend. Pic by Norman Briggs rnbphotographyni
Lisburn veterans Billy Donald and Billy Davenport at the Operation Banner commemoration last weekend. Pic by Norman Briggs rnbphotographyni
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A young supporter enjoying the Operation Banner commemorations in Wallace Park last weekend. Pic by Norman Briggs, rnbphotographyni
A young supporter enjoying the Operation Banner commemorations in Wallace Park last weekend. Pic by Norman Briggs, rnbphotographyni
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