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Remembrance Sunday in Newport Pagnell

by craigwhittall on 15 November, 2015

Charlotte and Jordon read the names of the fallen.

Charlotte and Jordon read the names of the fallen.

RBL Standard lowered during the silence.

RBL Standard lowered during the silence.

Cllr Douglas McCall saluting the War Memorial in his role as RBL Club President.

Cllr Douglas McCall saluting the War Memorial in his role as RBL Club President.

On the 8th November hundreds of people lined Newport Pagnell High Street to watch the annual Remembrance Sunday parade of soldiers, veterans and various youth organisations. The salute was taken by Alexander Boswell, Vice Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire, Cllr Keith McLean, Mayor of Milton Keynes and Cllr Phil Winsor, Mayor of Newport Pagnell.
During the laying of the various wreaths every name on the war memorial was read out by Jordon Houston and Charlotte Westerby from the Diamond Children’s Theatre School.
A service took place in a packed parish church lead by the new Rector, the Rev Nick Evans, himself an army veteran.
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