OPEN DAY AT THE MEMORIAL 11th JUNE 2006

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Some of the military displays

Comet Tank (in Markings for 3rd RTR, 29th Armoured Brigade, 11th Armoured Division) along with a 6 pdr anti-tank gun, from the East Anglian Tank Museum.

Bren Gun Carrier, in the markings of 8th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, 29th Armoured Brigade, 11th Armoured Division, from the East Anglian Tank Museum.

Daimler "Dingo" Scout Car (in Markings for 3rd RTR, 29th Armoured Brigade, 11th Armoured Division), from the East Anglian Tank Museum.

Comet Tank (in Markings for 3rd RTR, 29th Armoured Brigade, 11th Armoured Division) along with a 6 pdr anti-tank gun, from the East Anglian Tank Museum.

Bren Gun Carrier, in the markings of 8th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, 29th Armoured Brigade, 11th Armoured Division, from the East Anglian Tank Museum.

Daimler "Dingo" Scout Car (in Markings for 3rd RTR, 29th Armoured Brigade, 11th Armoured Division), from the East Anglian Tank Museum.

The Comet and Bren Gun Carrier during the parade to the memorial before the start of the service.

The "Dingo", Comet and Bren Gun Carrier during the parade to the memorial before the start of the service.

The Comet and Bren Gun Carrier during the parade to the memorial before the start of the service.

The "Dingo", Comet and Bren Gun Carrier during the parade to the memorial before the start of the service.

 

Some pictures of the parade and the service at the memorial

Preparations for the service at the Memorial

The start of the parade with the Royal British Legion Standards, The American Lakenheath Flag Team, the Pipes and Drums of 1st RTR, plus service personnel from 1st RTR.

The parade in progress with the military vehicles in the back ground.

Preparations for the service at the Memorial

The start of the parade with the Royal British Legion Standards, The American Lakenheath Flag Team, the Pipes and Drums of 1st RTR, plus service personnel from 1st RTR.

The parade in progress with the military vehicles in the back ground.

The Standards of the Royal British Legion

The Pipers from 1st RTR

A close up of 1st RTR Pipers

The Standards of the Royal British Legion

The Pipers from 1st RTR

A close up of 1st RTR Pipers

 The Parade is drawn up ready for the service.

Just before the service starts.

Rev David Hanwell conducting the service at the Memorial

The Parade is drawn up ready for the service.

Just before the service starts.

Rev David Hanwell conducting the service at the Memorial

The Veterans during the service

Comet tank lowering its gun in salute during the service, as a mark of respect.

Auster Spotter plane, which had just dropped Poppies at the end of the service.

The Veterans during the service

Comet tank lowering its gun in salute during the service, as a mark of respect.

Auster Spotter plane, which had just dropped Poppies at the end of the service.

 

Entertainment and Displays

Ipswich Hospital Band taking a rest break

Ipswich Hospital Band

The Silver Bird Dancers, strutting their stuff....

Ipswich Hospital Band taking a rest break

Ipswich Hospital Band

The Silver Bird Dancers, strutting their stuff....

Some of the Stalls

A stall at the Open day

Suffolk TA stall

Another stall adjacent to one of the information noticeboards

A stall at the Open day

Suffolk TA stall

Another stall adjacent to one of the information noticeboards

 

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