The centenary year since the end of World War One saw more than 60 people attend the opening ceremony of a field of remembrance at St Margaret’s Church in Northam on Thursday.

Northam Not Forgotten organisers Alec McNeill and Toni Elliot with the exhibition inside St Margaret's Church. Picture: Goldsmith AssociatesNortham Not Forgotten organisers Alec McNeill and Toni Elliot with the exhibition inside St Margaret's Church. Picture: Goldsmith Associates

The Not Forgotten WW1 exhibition commemorates those who died between 1914-1918, and includes the installation of There but Not There silhouettes.

A garden has been created in the church grounds to allow people to plant crosses in memory of their lost loved ones.

The exhibition inside the church will remain open daily until November 11, from 10.30am-3pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and from 2pm-4pm on Wednesday and Sunday.

Northam and Westward Ho! Poppy Appeal organiser Captain Derek Sargent said: “On Thursday, the people of Northam gave thanks to those from the town who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in World War One.

A service to mark the official opening of the WWI centenary exhibition and memorial garden at St Margaret's Church in Northam. Picture: Goldsmith AssociatesA service to mark the official opening of the WWI centenary exhibition and memorial garden at St Margaret's Church in Northam. Picture: Goldsmith Associates

Mr Sargent said it was a truly remarkable service at the church and a fantastically researched exhibition inside.

Many of those in attendance were impressed with the event, thanking the organisers and saying they plan on returning to further explore the exhibition.

There But Not There silhouettes in memory of the fallen at St Margaret's Church Northam. Picture: Goldsmith AssociatesThere But Not There silhouettes in memory of the fallen at St Margaret's Church Northam. Picture: Goldsmith Associates

An honourable discharge plaque inside St Margaret's Church at Northam. Picture: Goldsmith AssociatesAn honourable discharge plaque inside St Margaret's Church at Northam. Picture: Goldsmith Associates

The grounds of St Margaret's Church at Northam. Picture: Goldsmith AssociatesThe grounds of St Margaret's Church at Northam. Picture: Goldsmith Associates

A service to mark the official opening of the WWI centenary exhibition and memorial garden at St Margaret's Church in Northam. Picture: Goldsmith AssociatesA service to mark the official opening of the WWI centenary exhibition and memorial garden at St Margaret's Church in Northam. Picture: Goldsmith Associates

The WWI exhibition inside St Margaret's Church Northam. Picture: Goldsmith AssociatesThe WWI exhibition inside St Margaret's Church Northam. Picture: Goldsmith Associates