OPEN DAY AT THE MEMORIAL 11th JULY 2021

 

Some pictures of the displays and vehicles at the open day

The Association Tea Tent Two of the displays

BBC Radio Norfolk 'Treasure Quest' visit our event for a clue, with Julie Reinger.
Mr. Christopher Page's 'Living History' Stand 7th (Galloway) Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers, Display SAS Jeep Display
Landrover display Vintage Vehicle Display
Jeep in the trees Another view of the Landrover Display 'Liberated' German Motorbike and sidecar combination
Royal British Legion Stall Paintball stall US Truck
Classic Jaguar on the way to be displayed Classic Vehicles Our singer for the day, Mickie Driver from Variety Collective
Modern Light AA guns from Cold War and Gulf War periods Burma Mule Display
We were visited by the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment who were training nearby

 

 

Some pictures of the parade and the service at the memorial

 

 

Chatting to our Guests of Honour before the Parad The Piper leads the Standards to the Parade

The Standards approach the Memorial

The Standards take post

The Standards are inspected by our President Maj-Gen (Retd) P Nanson
Our Chairman Lt-Col Simon Copley-Smith opening address. The Rev David Hanwell leads the Service of Remembrance Trumpeter Bill Wells and Mascot Dog Glen before sounding the 'Last Post'
The Standards are lowered for the Two Minute Silence. Mickie Driver sings 'Abide with me' while Wreaths are laid.
Royal British Legion lays there wreath Veterans laid their Wreaths, 'watched' by Monty. A Lone Piper plays the traditional lament of "The Flowers of the Forest".
Maurice Eke & Fred Squires are recognised for their work to raise money towards the Arboretum Project by Cllr Sam Chapman-Allen Beverley Cooper receives a bouquet for her work in raising money towards the Arboretum Project by Cllr Sam Chapman-Allen
USAF Mildenhall 'Honour Guard'
The Standards are lowered got the National Anthem
Wreaths at the memorial at the end of the service

These and many other photos from the event can be seen on our Facebook in an Album and also in a post page.

 

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