Proud day for Carrickfergus family after three generations parade on the Twelfth

Three generations of a well-known Carrickfergus family paraded together for the first time on the Twelfth of July.

Friday, 16th July 2021, 4:00 pm
David Hildtich MLA with grandson, Jack and son, Michael, on the Twelfth morning.
David Hildtich MLA with grandson, Jack and son, Michael, on the Twelfth morning.

East Antrim DUP MLA David Hilditch was joined by his son, Michael and grandson, Jack, for the localised demonstration in the town centre on Monday.

Jack is the son of the late Stuart Hilditch, who was a popular part-time firefighter and footballer, who played for Carrick Rangers, Barn Utd, Islandmagee and Wellington Rec.

David said it was a “proud occasion” for the family as they joined colleagues from Woodburn Ebenezer LOL 787 for the return of the Twelfth celebrations after last year’s event was cancelled in response to the Covid pandemic.

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