Villagers in Compton and Shawford are marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War on Sunday

Villagers in Compton and Shawford are marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War, pictured, this weekend

Villagers in Compton and Shawford are marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War, pictured, this weekend

First published in News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

RESIDENTS of Compton and Shawford are set to mark the centenary of the First World War with a Great War Day.

On Sunday villagers will come together on the Memorial Playing Fields in Compton to commemorate the occasion in addition to their annual cricket match.

At 8pm there will be a rededication service of the two war memorials on Shawford Down and a service will be held at the Wooden Cross.

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