REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 2012
11th November, the White Hart Hotel in Lincoln once again saw a party of members
of the East Midlands Branch of the RAF Police Association gathering to attend a
service at Lincoln Cathedral.
The Service was the Remembrance Sunday Service which was to be conducted
by the Dean of Lincoln.
24 East Midlands Branch
members were: present
The Cathedral, a Special
Place to the Royal Air Force was packed. Seven RAF Squadron Standards were
paraded and raised at the Altar.
David Marr paraded the RAFPA (EMB) Standard and Trevor Evans laid a
wreath to the memory of Corporal Brent McCarthy, RAF Police, KIA in Afghanistan
2012, and to all those members of the British Armed Forces who have made the
The readings were by Major
Lynn Bateman, OC Lincoln Detachment, 212 Field Hospital, an Afghanistan Veteran,
and Staff Sergeant Kate Maskell this years Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire’s
Army Cadet. For a young girl
in front of a congregation of a couple of thousand she did a magnificent
job. The sermon was delivered
by the Reverend Canon John Patrick, Subdean of Lincoln.
After the Service everyone
repaired to the White Hart where a convivial lunch was enjoyed before
dispersing, having had a memorable experience.
David Marr with EMB Standard and Trevor Evans with the