Haddenham Bucks

Haddenham Remembrance 2015

Home » News » Haddenham Remembrance 2015
Remembrance 2015_03
Remembrance 2015_04
Remembrance 2015_06
Remembrance 2015_09
Remembrance 2015_10

The annual Remembrance Service at Haddenham took place at St Mary's Church at 3pm on Sunday 8th November and was followed immediately afterwards by a Ceremony of Remembrance by the War Memorial at Church End.

In traditional fashion, the service and ceremony were planned under the auspices of Churches Together in Haddenham in co-ordination with The Royal British Legion.

Young people were involved in both the service and the ceremony and the address in the course of the service, so ably delivered by Francesca Flaxton, was perfectly pitched for all ages.

In the ceremony by the War Memorial the traditional sentences were said by a member of The Royal British Legion and the Last Post and Reveille were sounded by Haddenham resident Bob Ellisdon.

Wreaths were laid on behalf of The Royal British Legion, Buckinghamshire County Council, Aylesbury Vale District Council, Haddenham Parish Council, Members of the Rotary Club of Haddenham and District, Haddenham and Witchert Women's Institute, Members of Haddenham Lodge No 8944, the Scouts and the Guides. Remembrance posies were laid by members of the Cubs, each of the 3 Brownie units, the Beavers and the Rainbows. A wreath had also been laid on behalf of the Chearsley and Haddenham Under-fives Pre-School.

The ceremony by the War Memorial was opened in prayer by David Bolton on behalf of the local Catholic Church and closed with a blessing by the Rev'd Margot Hodson, Vicar of St Mary's Haddenham.

The local members of The Royal British Legion extend their sincere thanks to all those who participated.

(Click on any of the images to view a larger version)

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Flu-vaccine 04
Dr Mark Howcutt: Fri 15 Oct 12:15pm

We are pleased to announce that a further supply of flu vaccines has safely arrived at the practice. More flu clinic appointments are now available to book online and through reception. Please book online if you can to help our very busy reception team. Please book an appointment only if you are eligible for a free NHS flu jab. For now, we are prioritising those over 65 years of age and...

Covid Booster pic
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 14 Oct 6:00pm

Walk-in COVID booster vaccinations available at Stoke Mandeville this Friday & SaturdayEligible people can 'walk in' for their COVID-19 booster, six months after their second dose, at the Guttmann Centre vaccination site in Aylesbury, operated by Oxford Health, this Friday and Saturday (15th & 16th October) from 9.30am-7pm.Those eligible for the COVID booster programme...

Damien Natale & Andy Coles
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 14 Oct 3:25pm

On Thursday 14th October Mr Clifford Rennie appeared at Wycombe Magistrates Court, charged with two counts of causing death by driving without due care and attention — the second hearing of the case in relation to the deaths of local cyclists, Damien Natale and Andy Coles.The prosecuting lawyer indicated that there was no evidence that Mr Rennie was exceeding the 60 mph speed limit or that he...