Despite the inclement weather a large crowd gathered at the War Graves in St Joseph’s Graveyard for our annual Remembrance Saturday Service on 7th November. Following the short prayer service led by Fr Neeson and the recitation by Joe Gilmore of a poem specially written by him for the occasion, there was the traditional two minute silence to remember the servicemen buried in the graveyard.
Poppy crosses were then placed on the graves by the cadets from the Regent House Air Cadet Corps. A wreath from the local Polish community was then placed on the graves of the Polish pilots to honour their countrymen.
Following the service, very welcome refreshments were provided in the Old Schoolhouse by the Parish Social Committee.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.