Ceremonial Church Parade, The Tower of London 7/2/2010

 

 

The London and Home Counties Branch of the RAFPA were once again invited by the RMP Association to join them at the Tower of London for their annual  Ceremonial Church Parade. Thirty eight members were present with fourteen marching. The March was led by  the Green Hackle Pipe and Drum Band, Branch and National Standards of the RMPA and RAFPA were paraded, Members of the RMPA, RAFPA, a Major from the US Military Police, Yeoman of the Guard marched and we were escorted by members of the RMP. The service was held in the Church of St. Peters de Vincula. After the service the Parade was reformed to march again through the Tower grounds.   Ex.W.O. Michael Stevens, chairman of the RMP Association  took the Parade  and the RAFPA contingent was led by the Chairman of the RAFP Association, Brian Flinn.

The three Chelsea Pensioners in the Parade,  were of course Ex RMP’s. 

 

Mike Lester