My thanks to the following for their help with Grantham Remembrance Day parade and services:
Parade Commander, Lt Paul Armstrong, Parade Warrant Officer WO2 W E Clark, to all standard bearers and escorts to all organisations which took part in the parade, to Pip Major Finlay McGee and the Waddington Pipe and Drum voluntary Band, for the continued support ofthe police, to the buglers Charles and Chris Standen and to all at Prince William of Gloucester Barracks and the cadets who formed the honour guard. Further thanks to the head master, staff and children from St Anne’s School for attending the service at the cemetery for the civilians who lost their lives during the bombing of Grantham, to all who attended the opening and closing of the Garden of Remembrance and the two minutes’ silence on St Peter’s Hill. My thanks go to SKDC for the £500 grant to cover the cost of the band, to councillor Mike Cook for his donation to cover the cost of the wreath and crosses at the cemetery service, to the Mayor, Ann and Peter in the Mayor’s Office. Also thanks to the Rural Dean and the team for the excellent coverage of all services and to Robert Holland for the loan of a Limouusine and driver. We will remember them.
Parade organiser, Branston