Воскресная служба памяти и парад военного мемориала в Дувре – Воскресенье 13 Ноября 2022

В 11-00 на Remembrance воскресенье Dover мужчин, 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. Над 50 wreaths were laid during the service, covering the memorial in red poppies, as a token of the Town’s thanks for the sacrifices made to secure our peace and freedom.

The Town Mayor of Dover Councillor Gordon Cowan lays a wreath.

Парад стандартов, ветераны и другие организации прошли к Мемориалу войны перед Maison Dieu дома, где наблюдается две минуты молчание с лидерами гражданскими. The wreath laying was led by the Deputy Lieutenant of Kent, седло. Brian O’Gorman (Rtd), on behalf of His Majesty the King, после чего мэр города Довер, Советник Гордон Коуэн, the Vice-Chairperson of Dover District Council, Cllr David Hannent. 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.

Remembrance-Sunday Dover Town Council

Dignitaries and representatives of the uniformed services and veterans associations were invited to lay their wreaths.

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 to Major Lee Tacey for readings from the Exhortation and the Kohima Epitaph, Parade 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, знаменосцы, and the young people of our Cadet forces who attended and acted as sentries during the service.


Standard bearers at the Remembrance Sunday Service and Parade Dover War Memorial

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), Капелланом Королевский британский легион (Дувр). In her address Rev. Tucker spoke of the need to remember in such a way as to keep the stories of those who we commemorate alive and continue their work to bring peace.

The service finished with one verse of National Anthem.

Парад затем шел назад через город к рыночной площади, где мэр взял салют в Санкт. Церковь Марии.

Photo-Credits: Albane