Cllr Deynem said: “We must never forget those who paid the ultimate sacrifice and the veterans of World War Two who lived through the nightmare of the war years.”
After the service, the Lord Mayor presented the Very Rev Professor Gordon McPhate, the Dean of Chester, with a wreath which was laid on the altar of the Regimental Chapel.
A service at the cenotaph on the Civic Square in Ellesmere Port was led by the Rev Gordon McGuinness, rector of Ellesmere Port. Afterwards refreshments were served in the Civic Hall.
In Neston staff and cadets from 2375 (Neston) Squadron ATC joined in the service held at St Mary and St Helen’s church along with members of the Royal British Legion and the public.
The service was followed by the laying of a wreath at the war memorial.
On Saturday afternoon, August 15, Second World War veterans were invited by the Lord Mayor of Chester Hugo Deynem to join him at a special evensong at Chester Cathedral to commemorate the anniversary.