OPEN DAY AT THE MEMORIAL 19th JUNE 2016
Please click here to see the ITV Anglia News article on the event
Please also the Eastern Daily Press Article too.
Some pictures of the displays and vehicles at the open day
|Queen's Dragoon Guards - Jackal Display||Army Cadets Stall|
|Ordnance Display||Fancy a pint or glass of wine||The Burma Mule Display|
|621 Field Squadron RE Jeep Display||Book Stall||Royal British Legion|
|Association Stand||Tea, Coffee, Sandwiches and Cakes.||Gurkha Stall|
|Catch up and chat time||Musical Entertainment - The Swingtime Sweethearts||Royal Anglian Regiment|
Post-war Abbott Self-propelled gun
|British Trucks||Jeeps||Recovery Vehicle|
Some pictures of the parade and the service at the memorial
(Video Clips available below)
|The parade led by the Drums of the Junior Leaders Band.||Veterans reach the memorial||Brigadier Johnny Bourne OC 7th Infantry Brigade & HQ East inspects the veterans.|
|Brigadier Johnny Bourne inspects the cadres.||Chairman Major. Simon Copley-Smith addresses those there||The Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk reads a letter from our Patron HRH The Duchess of Cornwall|
|Father Andrew Lane 7th Infantry Brigade Padre starts the service of remembrance||The Exhortation, read by Mr. Len Burritt|
|The Last Post||The Standards are lowered|
|Mr. Len Burritt just before
being interviewed by ITV Anglia News, proudly wearing his Legion
Mr. Burritt served with the Division for the whole war as a Signaler in Divisional HQ
|Wreaths by the memorial at the end of the service|
Please click here to see the ITV Anglia News article on the event.
Click the two links below to see some photos from Ellie Jones
Some Videos from the event
|Marching to the Memorial for the Parade||Lone Piper and Wreath Laying|
The Collect of 7th Armoured Brigade "The Desert Rats".
Almighty God, whose Son faced peril in the desert with nowhere to lay his head, grant to the Desert Rats, wherever we serve, keenness of mind, toughness of body, and greatness of soul, that in life and in death, we may be more than conquerors, through him that loved us, Jesus Christ our lord.
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