Ex-servicemen meet in Southport to mark anniversary of Victory in Japan August 16th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments A crowd met in Southport to mark the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Japan, Saturday 15 August 2105. The VJ Day service took place on Saturday 17 th August at Christ Church on Lord Street. The event was organised by former Spitfire pilot Peter Proctor who is 93 and is one of just three surviving members of the Burma Star Association. Peter laid a wreath at the Cenotaph memorial on Lord Street at 11am. Peter who now lives in Churchtown ,spent five years in the RAF, flying in countries such as India, Singapore and Burma. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!