Недільна служба пам’яті та парад у Меморіалі війни в Дуврі – неділя 12 Листопад 2023

У 11-00 на Remembrance неділю Dover чоловіків, women and children gathered at the People of Dover’s War Memorial to honour the memory of all the service men and women who gave their lives in armed conflicts past and present. закінчено 50 під час богослужіння було покладено вінки, покриваючи меморіал червоними маками, на знак подяки міста за жертви, принесені для забезпечення нашого миру та свободи.

Парад штандартів, veterans and other organisations marched to the War Memorial in front of Maison Dieu House where the two minutes silence was observed with Civic Leaders. The wreath laying was led by the Deputy Lieutenant of Kent, The Lord Northbourne, on behalf of His Majesty the King, followed by the Town Mayor of Dover, Радник Сьюзан Джонс, the Chairperson of Dover District Council, Cllr Gordon Cowan and Member of Parliament for Dover and Deal Mrs. Наталі Елфік. Wreaths were then laid by representatives of the uniformed services and veterans associations. Everyone was welcome to pay their tribute including local organisations and the families of the fallen.

Our thanks go to all those who attended our service to remember the fallen including the White Cliffs Branch of the Royal British Legion who set out the Garden of Remembrance and collected for the Poppy Appeal in all weathers over the last two weeks. We are also grateful for the oration by Nick Chatwin Rn(Rtd), Пarade Marshal Mr Alan Tinker of the Dover and Deal Sea Cadets, Mr John Harknett of the Royal Green Jackets Association for playing the last post and reveille, Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band and Cantium Brass Band for leading the music, прапороносці, and the young people of our Cadet forces who attended and acted as sentries during the service.

The Memorial Service was officiated by the Reverend Catherine Tucker Team Rector for the Dover Town Team Ministry and Flt. Lt. Malcom Sawyer, RAFVR (Rtd), Капеланом Королівський британський легіон (Дувр).

The service finished with one verse of National Anthem.

Парад потім йшов назад через місто до ринкової площі, де мер взяв салют в Санкт. Церква Марії.

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