So much help with service

The Berwick Civic Society, with the support of English Heritage, held a Service of Remembrance on Friday, November 11, at 10.45am, followed by a two-minute silence at 11am, at the Main Guard.

Friday, 25th November 2016, 08:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 09:31 am

On behalf of the Civic Society, chairman Zoreen Lady Hill thanks Canon Christopher Smith; Mr Peter Walton, secretary KOSB Association at Berwick Barracks; Mr Andrew Smith, piper, formerly KOSB; Master William Allis, cornet, Longridge Tower School; Staff Sergeant Danny Farish (ACF); Mr Paul Marshall, Scout leader, and Mrs Anne Forbes, Akala (Cub) leader, who offered the assistance of the Cubs, Scouts and Army Cadets who laid out the display of 651 crosses with poppies to commemorate the fallen men from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Tweedmouth and Spittal.

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It was also very touching to see so many children and teachers of Longridge Towers Junior School, who observed the Service of Remembrance in such a dignified manner.

Catherine Seymour

Berwick Civic Society