All the King’s men parade in town

Looking Back: This photograph shows either a passing out parade or a Victory in Europe parade in Matlock Street, Bakewell.
Looking Back: This photograph shows either a passing out parade or a Victory in Europe parade in Matlock Street, Bakewell.

These proud paraders can be seen marching through the centre of Bakewell.

The image of soldiers parading through Matlock Street with bunting hung overhead is one of a series of pictures taken of the event, which featured a brass band and a motorcycle display.

It is believed the photograph was taken either of a passing out parade of a victory celebration.