We Will Remember Them – спогад неділю 2021

Спогад неділю служба і Parade

Військовий меморіал Dover

Неділя 14 Листопад 2021


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 60 під час богослужіння було покладено вінки, покриваючи меморіал червоними маками, на знак подяки міста за жертви, принесені для забезпечення нашого миру та свободи.



Міський голова Дувра, радник Гордон Коуен покладає вінок.

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, Col. Brian O’Gorman (Rtd), on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen, followed by the Town Mayor of Dover, Радник Гордон Коуен, the leader of Dover District Council, Cllr Trevor Bartlett, the MP for Dover and Deal Mrs Natalie Elphicke and on behalf of the Government of Flanders. 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 to Commander Nick Chatwin RN (Rtd) for reading 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, Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band for leading the music, прапороносці, and also 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). In her address Rev. Tucker spoke of the need to remember in such as way as to keep the stories of those who we commemorate alive and continue their work to bring peace.

The service finished with the singing of the National Anthem

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


Our picture shows a member of the Royal British Legion White Cliffs Branch hard at work after the service securing the wreaths.