Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Remembrance Day Winsley 2013

The Remembrance Commemoration began in St Nicholas church, with the service led by the Rector, Rev. Ann Keating, assisted by Pat Ellis.
The service begins

Just before 11am, people processed from the church to the War Memorial for the playing of the Last Post, the 2 minute silence and then Reveille and the laying of wreaths.
The Last Post is played
The Winsley Scout troops attended the service in uniform with their Colours.
Winsley Scout Troops line the road
The less mobile who were unable to walk to the Memorial remained in church, and were led in an Act of Remembrance by Pat Ellis. 
Wreaths in church
In the church hall, after the service, the Scout Commissioner for Winsley presented the Rector with a special badge remembering the start of World War 1, which all Scouts will wear during 2014.
Scout Comminssioner Sue presents Ann with badge

Scout 'Lest We Forget' badge
 Photos by Daphne Cox