RAF Police plot completed at the Westminster
Abbey Field of Remembrance. A smaller area than last year due to
less space being available but managed to get them all in.
It is now unlikely there will be an official opening ceremony but
the hope is for a ‘virtual’ tour to be available on line.
Thanks to Frank Turner for preparing all of the named crosses from
the Roll of Honour, compiled and maintained by Steve Hingley
Blind veteran unable
to march at Cenotaph will mark Remembrance Sunday online
By Press Association 2020
veteran unable to march at the Cenotaph this
weekend because of the pandemic will instead join
Harbour, 85, will experience very different
Remembrance Sunday commemorations in 2020 as a
result of Covid-19.
virus has meant the traditional service and
march will be drastically reduced this year,
which has prevented him and other veterans from
Mr Harbour, from Brighton, and more than 100
other blind veterans will have the opportunity
to get together virtually in “listen and join
in” parties, assisted by Blind Veterans UK.
will help to keep isolated blind veterans
connected at such an important time, the charity
Harbour said: “Remembrance is a very special
time of year for me. My father fought in the
First World War and I wear his medals with pride
on Remembrance Sunday.
year I will particularly be remembering my
fellow blind veteran Ron Freer, who sadly passed
away at the age of 104 earlier this year. I’d
known him for over 30 years through the charity.
was like a brother to me. It’s very sad not to
be able to go to London but I’ll be sat at home
watching on TV with a photo of Ron.”
Today was a special occasion for
some members of No 3 (Tactical) Police Sqn.
During this years remembrance
parade held at RAF Chedburgh Memorial, whilst paying respects
to 396 aircrew that flew from RAF Chedburgh during missions in
WWII who unfortunately never returned.
WO Sue Roberts, and WO Chris
Roberts, from Number 3 (Tactical) Police Squadron, RAF
were joined by their son Sgt Connor
Roberts, who has recently graduated from RAF Aircrew training,
currently undergoing MIlitary Aviation Ground School Training
at 45 Sqn, RAF College Cranwell